Here’s the real story you won’t hear from the politicians who just last week met to talk “legislative achievements in women’s healthcare”: Texas women are facing a health-care disaster at the hands of a small and extreme group of politicians.
North Dakota is far from alone in spending large sums to defend anti-choice laws. But what makes the state unusual is that fiscal conservatives are now criticizing a double standard, where the lawmakers backing these bills are more regularly seen opposing other instances of what they call government interference, and decrying so-called “big spending.”
The West Virginia House of Delegates Tuesday night passed a controversial bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy in the state.
Senate Republicans successfully blocked a host of President Obama’s judicial nominees. Now Senate Democrats are helping advance a judge hand-picked by Republicans. Why?
By March 8, we should know the outcome of the budget reconciliation process between Virginia’s Democrat-controlled senate and Republican-controlled house, which will determine whether access to health-care coverage will be expanded for 400,000 uninsured, lower-income Virginians.
The national media has attacked Wendy Davis as a hypocrite for her stance on a 20-week abortion ban. But she’s not. Here’s why.
What if you’re a young progressive woman who wants to shake things up? You should! But you also need to be practical and strategic.
The bill passed the state senate on a tie-breaking vote from the lieutenant governor, while a bill repealing a ban on insurance coverage for abortion failed.
Sen. Claire McCaskill has said she will filibuster her Democratic colleague’s Military Justice Improvement Act, which would remove prosecution decisions for serious crimes like sexual assault from the military command.
The resignation of Ted Wymsylo, and his legally contested order to close an Ohio clinic, come as Gov. John Kasich faces a Democratic opponent who plans to make abortion an issue in the November elections.