Sandra Bland's mother filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday claiming that Bland should never have been arrested and blaming Texas officials for her death.
The restraining order, issued at the request of the National Abortion Federation, prohibits these groups and individuals from releasing any videos, documents, or other confidential information obtained from NAF Annual Meetings, including the dates and locations of future meetings.
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a lower court ruling blocking a restrictive Texas voter ID law as a violation of the Voting Rights Act.
This progressive policy also includes that parents can return to work then take additional time off as needed.
This Year’s Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice is Centered Around Its Intersection with Economic Justice
This year’s theme of “Fighting for Economic and Reproductive Justice” lies at the intersection of economics and the Latina community.
Senate Bill 1881 would have slashed $528 million in federal funds from Planned Parenthood.
Sponsored by Republican Senator Joni Ernst, Senate Bill 1881 would prohibit all Federal funding of Planned Parenthood or "any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, or clinics."
In a powerful decision for abortion providers being threatened by extremists, the 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals found in a 2-1 ruling that a jury – not a judge – should determine whether or not a 2011 letter Angel Dillard sent to Dr. Mila Means constitutes a true threat.
The ruling is being called a "megajuicio," or mega-judgement, by the Mexican press.
This win for LGBT rights is limited, however, as troops organized through church groups can still decide if they will allow gay leaders.
Welter was hired as a coach for the Arizona Cardinals this week.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed an extreme 20 week abortion ban into law last week.
The Point of View documentary follows the aftermath of the murder of Dr. George Tiller in 2009 in Wichita, Kansas.
A vote to eliminate all federal funding to the national organization fell short of the votes necessary for such an action.
Katherine Spillar Urges Cleveland to Dramatically Increase Hiring of Women Police to Mitigate Police Violence
In a well-received speech at the City Club of Cleveland today, Katherine Spillar, Executive Director of the Feminist Majority Foundation urged Cleveland city officials to dramatically increase the hiring of women police officers as a way to decrease police brutality incidents.
A federal court upheld this week that North Dakota’s strict abortion ban law is unconstitutional, blocking it permanently.
Thanks to three different women’s groups in Kenya, rural villages are prospering.
The EEOC declared that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects the LGBT community from workplace discrimination.
The Feminist Majority and over 70 other groups released a letter to President Obama yesterday that calls on him to reinterpret the Helms Amendment and meet with the people running women's health programs in Africa on an upcoming trip to the continent.
Katherine Spillar will speak at the City Club of Cleveland tomorrow about how gender equity in policing can reducing incidents of police violence and enhance the ability of police to improve relations with the communities they serve.