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Alabama Passes Bill Further Restricting Abortion Access for Minors

Alabama Passes Bill Further Restricting Abortion Access for Minors

Minors will soon find it harder to obtain an abortion in Alabama, after the state legislature passed a bill last week creating more rules around parental consent.
Senate To Vote on Equal Pay Legislation

Senate To Vote on Equal Pay Legislation

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced that the Senate will vote on equal pay legislation as soon as next week.
Afghanistan Heads to the Polls Tomorrow

Afghanistan Heads to the Polls Tomorrow

The elections represent a pivotal moment in the history of Afghanistan, which will conduct its first democratic transition of presidential power once the vote is complete.
Mississippi Governor Poised To Sign 20-Week Abortion Ban

Mississippi Governor Poised To Sign 20-Week Abortion Ban

The Mississippi legislature passed a bill Tuesday that will ban abortion at 20 weeks.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Aggregate Campaign Contribution Caps

Supreme Court Strikes Down Aggregate Campaign Contribution Caps

Justice Breyer wrote in the dissent, joined by Justice Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan, that the Court's decision, "eviscerates our Nation's campaign finance laws, leaving a remnant incapable of dealing with the grave problems of democratic legitimacy that those laws were intended to resolve."
West Virginia Governor Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Ban

West Virginia Governor Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Ban

"I have vetoed HB 4588 because I am advised, by not only attorneys from the legislature, but through my own legal team that this bill is unconstitutional."
Adjunct Faculty Demand Fair Pay and Benefits

Adjunct Faculty Demand Fair Pay and Benefits

Prompted by a homeless adjunct professor's one-woman protest outside the New York State Department of Education in Albany, adjunct professors across the nation took to Twitter over the weekend to call attention to the low-wages and exploitation of adjuncts working in higher education.
Report Details Dangerous Impacts of Climate Change

Report Details Dangerous Impacts of Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report last week detailing the risks people will face around the world as climate change worsens.
Arizona Restrictions on Medication Abortions Take Effect Today

Arizona Restrictions on Medication Abortions Take Effect Today

"With today's disappointing ruling, Arizona women's constitutional rights and access to safe, high-quality reproductive health care have been diminished, simply by virtue of where they live."
More than 7 Million People Enrolled in Healthcare Through Affordable Care Act

More than 7 Million People Enrolled in Healthcare Through Affordable Care Act

Despite false advertising about the ACA, numerous Republican attempts to dismantle the law, and problems with the rollout of the Healthcare.gov site, millions of Americans will now access quality, affordable health insurance.