Last week the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the US Department of Education (ED) determined that Idaho’s Middleton School District was in violation of Title IX for segregating elementary school students into all-girl and all-boy classrooms.
Today North Carolina’s incumbent governor, Pat McCrory, conceded to his Democratic challenger, Roy Cooper, becoming the first North Carolina governor to ever lose re-election and ending a month long contentious struggle for the future leadership of the state.
The Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday that it would not permit the Dakota Access Pipeline to be drilled under Lake Oahe and will look for alternative routes, granting water protectors a “brief respite” in their months-long protest.
Yesterday the dangerous House Select Panel investigating abortion providers recommended to the attorney general of Texas that Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast be investigated for criminally selling fetal tissue.
Utah Republican state lawmakers Keven Stratton and Curt Bramble are in the process of composing a bill that, if passed, would require doctors to notify their patients that medical abortion is reversible, an unproven claim lacking FDA verification.
Today, thousands of military veterans arrived at the protest sites for the Dakota Access Pipeline to help protect the activists from the brutal police tactics allegedly being carried out against them.
Globally, there are approximately 36.7 million people living with HIV/AIDS, though only 18.2 million were accessing antiretroviral therapy.
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services has approved new rules this week requiring clinics and doctors to bury or cremate fetal remains following an abortion.
Tom Price, Opponent of Abortion and Contraception Access, to lead Department of Health and Human Services
He has a 100 percent rating from the National Right to Life Committee and a zero rating from Planned Parenthood.
A Tennessee woman accused of attempting to induce her own abortion pled not guilty yesterday to three new felony charges from a grand jury including aggravated assault with a weapon, attempted procurement of a miscarriage and attempted criminal abortion.
Billionaire philanthropist and former chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party, Betsy DeVos, has been nominated by Donald Trump for Secretary of Education.
Scott Roeder, the man convicted in 2010 of the premeditated first-degree murder of abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, had his prison sentence lightened last week from the prosecutor’s requested 50 years to 25 years served before eligibility for parole.
Over 700 incidents of hate-fueled persecutory actions and threats have been reported since the 2016 presidential election.
This past Saturday, the Ronald Regan Building in our nation’s capital filled with over 275 people who proudly identify as "alt-right, white nationalists."
Friday morning, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the creation of a task force to combat domestic violence within the city.
This week a district court judge in Minnesota ruled that the state’s Medical Assistance program must lift its decade long ban on funding procedures related to gender transition, calling it a constitutionally protected aspect of transgender individuals’ fundamental right to privacy.
A lawmaker in Indiana intends to introduce a bill in January that would criminalize abortion in all cases, including when the mother’s life is at risk.
Robert Dear, the man who has admitted to carrying out the 2015 shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood, was in court again today, as a judge ruled that he is still not mentally competent to stand trial and participate in his own defense.
Pioneering TV journalist Gwen Ifill died on Monday at the age of 61 after a battle with cancer.
Republicans in the House seek to nearly double the budget of the dangerous Select Investigate Panel that has been spending taxpayer dollars investigating bogus allegations made by the so-called Center for Medical Progress (CMP) against abortion providers and fetal tissue researchers, according to an exclusive article release from Rewire News.