House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined union leaders in celebration of the official launch of the Affordable Care Act, and laid the government shutdown at the feet of Republicans.
The Utah Supreme Court heard arguments last Tuesday in an appeals case involving a 13-year-old girl who had “consensual sex” with her then-12-year-old boyfriend and ended up an accused sex offender.
On Sunday night, the House voted to make averting a government shutdown contingent on delaying health care for women. Senate women are crying foul.
To ensure the United States is a leader in advocating for women’s health and rights, I am proud to introduce the Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act of 2013 (HR 3206) Friday.
A coalition of reproductive health organizations and abortion providers filed a federal lawsuit Friday morning seeking to block portions of Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law from going into effect on October 29.
This week, researchers are hopeful after a common topical anti-fungal medication is found to kill HIV-infected cells, a transgender high school student experiences highs and lows after being named homecoming queen, and President George H.W. Bush is a witness at a same-sex wedding.
“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.”
People discovering they are HIV-positive may find themselves facing prison time. And that has got to stop.
Though many thought this issue was settled in the 1980s, a school system in Arkansas has demanded to know the HIV status of three siblings, saying their behavior poses a risk to students and staff.
Released Monday, the report found that the number of new HIV infections is down, more people are getting the treatment they need, and fewer people died of AIDS-related illnesses in 2012, compared to the peak in 2005.