Signed on Thursday, the law takes the prosecution of military sexual assault cases out of the chain of command and into the hands of civilian prosecutors in California.
Starting on Friday, August 22, a broad coalition of faith, labor, and social justice organizations will hold events in 12 mostly Southern states with a different social justice theme every day.
Advocates asked a federal court to block the measure before it takes effect next month.
Sullivan now faces incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, who has said that Sullivan has “positions on women’s health that are truly frightening.” The race will likely play an important role in Republicans’ efforts to regain control of the U.S. Senate this November.
Making abortion more difficult to access does not wave a magic wand that converts women with unwanted pregnancies into beaming mothers-to-be.
The bill was introduced early this year after the Center for Investigative Reporting found that women in California prisons were being sterilized under potentially illegal circumstances.
The clinic decided not to appeal a Hamilton County judge’s ruling that the Ohio Department of Health was within its rights when it revoked the clinic’s license earlier this year.
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Political consequences may have hung over an Iowa judge’s ruling this week in favor of a ban on telemedicine abortion in the state.
The tragic shooting death of an unarmed Missouri teenager by a police officer is a wake-up call for advocates that police brutality is a reproductive justice issue.