Monday’s decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals made a forceful case to the Roberts Court to block a similar Texas measure under consideration. Let’s hope the justices read the opinion.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Walker administration’s efforts to reinstate an unconstitutional restriction to abortion access.
A petition filed by attorneys for the State of North Dakota tells the U.S. Supreme Court that after more than 40 years, it is time to give back to the states the power to criminalize abortion.
The petition calls a September decision by the Alabama Supreme Court to not recognize the parent’s adoptive rights as “unprecedented” and asks for an emergency order allowing her to see her kids.
There’s been a flurry of activity at the Supreme Court around reproductive rights issues, but despite granting cases looking at the contraception benefit and Texas’ HB 2, the Court turned away a Planned Parenthood funding case and is sitting on another major abortion rights case.
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.
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.
Despite the defeat of Houston’s equal rights ordinance, the fight for transgender rights is gaining significant ground under the Obama administration.
Nearly 30 years ago, an all-white jury sentenced an 18-year-old Black kid named Timothy Tyrone Foster to death for the murder of an elderly white woman. Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case regarding whether Foster lives or dies.
The Supreme Court on Friday announced it would review a series of cases brought by religiously affiliated nonprofits challenging the accommodation process for complying with the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.