The unemployment rate in September was the lowest it has been in six years, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but wages still aren’t going up and some vulnerable populations still have high unemployment rates.
Recent findings directly contradict the charge often made by anti-choice politicians that pushing through abortion restrictions is based on an overarching desire to protect the health and safety of women.
For a woman like “Maria,” a representative 26-year-old living in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, obtaining a legal abortion procedure will now cost more than a month’s wages, not to mention considerable lost time. The car ride alone will take her about seven hours—a trip you can experience yourself in the following videos.
In an effort to reduce unintended pregnancy and improve birth outcomes, some states are working to make intrauterine devices easier for Medicaid patients to access.
Morris Turner grew up hearing whispered stories of the women who had died from childbirth and unsafe abortion in his rural Georgia town. At the age of 10, he vowed to become a doctor to prevent such suffering.
A judge has dropped charges brought against a pregnant Montana woman who was arrested after failing a drug test in late August.
The justices issued a 5-4 ruling on Monday allowing new early voting restrictions in Ohio to take effect before voting in November’s midterm election begins.
The American Civil Liberties Union accuses Scott County, Mississippi, officials of maintaining policies that allow poor defendants to sit in jail without either an attorney or a formal indictment.
As we acknowledge the passage of Hyde 38 years ago this month, it is important to look at how the amendment helped to usher in a wave of anti-choice legislation that has the most detrimental impacts on poor communities of color—especially in states like Mississippi.
Eric Holder’s resignation comes as the Justice Department ramps up efforts to combat widespread racial and gender discrimination.