A new timeline from RH Reality Check illustrates the history of HB 2, the omnibus anti-abortion bill passed by Texas conservatives in 2013, and the court fight leading to today’s Supreme Court order.
State Sen. Connie M. Leyva will introduce a bill to eliminate the statute of limitations in cases of rape and other sex crimes to afford survivors of assault a chance at seeking justice.
Lindsay Ruhr, a graduate student at the University of Missouri, says she will continue her research on the effect of the state’s 72-hour forced waiting period for abortions, despite a state senator’s pushback.
The Democratic presidential candidate released her platform on veterans’ services and health care on Tuesday, highlighting the importance of addressing reproductive care and expanding LGBTQ care.
Colorado voters will decide next year if they want to replace Colorado’s private health insurance industry with a single-payer system, under which the state government would provide health insurance for all residents.
The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it will ask the Supreme Court to review a federal court ruling against President Obama’s executive order on immigration.
The bills target what anti-choice groups call “dismemberment abortions,” which are actually dilation and evacuation (D and E) procedures. D and E is a common procedure in which a physician dilates a woman’s cervix and removes the fetus using forceps, clamps, or other instruments.
What began in 2012 as a movement of a few hundred fast-food workers demanding decent pay reached a climax yesterday, with both Democratic presidential front-runners tweeting their support for the #FightFor15 protesters who marched in 400 cities, according to some estimates.
The online shopping giant faces claims that it cheated workers of wages, overtime, and employment protections.
The State of Alaska is appealing a court ruling that found its definition of “medically necessary” abortion unduly restrictive by limiting Medicaid funding to women with a serious medical condition.