“Moral Monday” events organized by the North Carolina NAACP and local clergy have brought together thousands of citizens to express growing discontent with the new conservative majority’s focus on tax breaks and handouts for the wealthy at the expense of social services.
The Obama administration agrees to comply with a court order on emergency contraception, while the legal challenges over state abortion restrictions get expensive.
The state has set aside $400,000 to defend its most recent abortion restrictions. But with so many new laws to challenge, $400,000 might not be enough to cover the costs.
A protracted legal battle over regulating medication abortions in the state is one step closer to resolution.
A new bill in the New York State Assembly would allow minors to consent to receiving the HPV vaccine without parental consent. Unsurprisingly, it has been met with some opposition.
A lawsuit filed Thursday challenges the state’s brand new parental consent law and an older, less stringent parental notification measure.
The California domestic workers’ bill of rights passed the state assembly Wednesday—but similar bills have twice been passed and vetoed. It’s unclear whether Gov. Brown will veto it again.
Two bills currently in the California legislature are designed to expand condom use for two very different populations.
Texas legislators, who slashed the state’s family planning funds in 2011, have returned with a new biannual budget that returns the money not through traditional providers, but through a new primary care health program.
A lawsuit filed Wednesday claims Arizona’s HB 2443 is racially motivated and based on improper racial stereotypes.