At the same time that the government was providing its employees access to safe drinking water, residents in this impoverished city of 100,000 people were protesting the foul smell, discoloration, and health impacts of their own discolored household water.
A federal judge on Monday certified a legal challenge to Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s decision to terminate Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid contracts as a class action on behalf of all Medicaid patients in the state.
A Flint resident, together with several local and national groups, filed suit in a Michigan district court Wednesday against the City of Flint, among other defendants, for violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Despite reports that the “no ID, no water” policy has ended, the Genesee County Hispanic/Latino Collaborative chair told RH Reality Check that this is still a policy in some corners of Flint.
As I was reading The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality In the Workplace, I saw my nontraditional life and needs represented by the policies the author advocates for and realized these are fights I need to be more involved in, for reasons beyond rounding out my reproductive justice advocacy.
The decision keeps in place an early ruling preventing the former Jindal administration from enforcing a Texas-style clinic shutdown law.
Today, the entire nation is aware of the disaster. But for well over a year, residents in this city of some 100,000 people fought a lonely battle to convince the authorities that they were drinking, bathing, and cooking with poisoned water.
Evangelical support for Black Lives Matter activism in Missouri has been virtually nonexistent, so it was exciting to find out that a full-throated challenge to that lack of support was thrown down at the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s recent student mission conference in St. Louis last month.
A federal district court judge in April 2014 permanently blocked the law, considered to be among the most extreme in the United States.
Here are several films with breathtaking performances that portray illegal abortion, which you can watch to reflect on how far we’ve come, or on how far we still must go in the fight for abortion access.