On Sunday night, the House voted to make averting a government shutdown contingent on delaying health care for women. Senate women are crying foul.
House Republicans have pegged the continued funding of the federal government to a one-year delay in the implementation of the portion of Obamacare that mandates employer-provided health-care plans to offer coverage for prescription contraception with no co-pay.
“I wish we had money to pay for ads,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow said. “I’d like to take what he said on the floor and make sure that every American had the opportunity to hear it.”
What do Friday’s House vote, Ted Cruz’s crusade, and a creepy anti-Obamacare ad have in common? They’re all linked to the Koch brothers.
The billionaire Koch brothers like to pretend they have no interest in opposing abortion, contraception, or LGBTQ rights. So why did their secret organization give millions to a lobbying group that does?
Despite warnings from the state attorney general’s office that the proposal is illegal, communications regulators with ties to Care Net want to divert regulatory fines to the national crisis pregnancy center chain.
Documents released Monday by the Texas Department of Public Safety show no evidence that the “feminist army” of orange-clad pro-choice supporters brought containers of urine and feces to the Texas state capitol this summer during debates over an omnibus anti-abortion bill.
A new report from the National Women’s Law Center shows that although Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” comment may have cost him an election, it hasn’t stopped Republicans across the country from trying to legislate legal abortion out of existence.
The Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed the dismissal of manslaughter charges against a woman but failed to answer whether the state’s criminal statute should be applied against pregnant people.
The Texas senator said she’s put her pink sneakers back to work “running on the trail.” Washington, D.C. reporters wanted to know if she meant the campaign trail in the next governor’s race.