That’s the question before the Roberts Court in a case that pits the religious rights of employees against the duty of an employer to accommodate them.
Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he would take no action if the Affordable Care Act is gutted as the U.S. Supreme Court decision that could cut off access to affordable health care for millions looms.
In the 1990s, abortion opponents coined the term “partial-birth abortion” to convince lawmakers to ban an uncommon method. Now, they’re trying the same strategy—this time, on a procedure used in almost every second-trimester abortion.
If Mississippi gets its way, the right to an abortion will be meaningless in the face of unrestricted state power to regulate reproduction.
The Hospital Corporation of America donates more to Republican candidates and PACs than Democratic ones, but it doesn’t want to see the Supreme Court rule against the Obama administration in King v. Burwell because it finds that the ACA works as intended and benefits its bottom line.
The legislative session kicked off in the states with a bunch of new anti-abortion bills, along with the conviction of an Indiana woman for feticide and neglect of a dependent.
The federal courts are so far unanimous in rejecting claims that the Obama administration’s accommodation process to the birth control benefit burdens religious rights.
In its recent ruling, the high court did leave in place significant hurdles for employees making claims they were forced off the job.
A federal court order allowing same-sex couples to marry in Alabama is being met with defiance by local officials.
From Catholic hospitals to juries in Indiana, more and more pregnant people are finding themselves pitted against their pregnancies.