A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Texas’ highly restrictive omnibus anti-abortion law—which would have closed all but eight legal abortion facilities in the state—must remain blocked, for now.
The leader of a national anti-choice lobby group said Sunday that Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law was always intended to shutter legal abortion clinics.
Advocates are calling on President Obama and the Department of Justice for full accountability for the death Michael Brown, the unarmed Black teen shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, and for systemic changes to discriminatory police practices nationwide.
The circle of victims of misogynist harassment is getting bigger, and the Supreme Court is playing a role.
The order prevents authorities in Louisiana from enforcing the law while clinics and providers continue to try and secure hospital admitting privileges.
Without the court’s injunction, HB 2 could have reduced the number of Texas abortion providers to eight.
The California legislature on Thursday passed a first-of-its-kind bill that would change the standards of sexual consent on college campus from “no means no” to the affirmative “yes means yes.”
While pleased that they may no longer have to refer to Pennsylvania as “the island of the uninsured,” advocates still have serious concerns with the Healthy PA plan.
During a press conference announcing the new law, Gov. Pat Quinn said that women should not have to choose between being a mother and having a job.
In a matter of days, five of Texas’ eight legal abortion providers will operate under the Planned Parenthood banner, a special irony in light of state lawmakers’ professed hatred for the provider.