The Supreme Court refused to stop a federal court ruling today that requires Alabama state officials to recognize same-sex marriage rights. The state has begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
While the US overall grade is a C, 15 states failed outright.
The Moral Mondays movement has announced a Moral Week of Action taking place from August 22 to 28 that will include events and protests in 11 additional states.
Federal US District Court Judge Myron Thompson ruled yesterday that an Alabama law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges is unconstitutional.
A wave of new anti-choice laws is currently making its way through the legislatures of several states, including Arizona, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Georgia, and Alabama.
The provisions affected employment, education, transportation, and housing for undocumented immigrants.