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.
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.
Texas officials today released dash cam video footage showing Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia physically threatening Sandra Bland, a 28-year old African-American woman who died in police custody last week.
Scott Walker signed off on a new budget last week that ended the state’s law banning seven-day work weeks.
This past weekend, two African American women were nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in the same year for the first time in Emmy history.
Last week, anti-abortion extremist group Operation Save America hosted its annual national event of increased harassment and protesting outside targeted and vulnerable clinics in Alabama.
United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron announced a measure last week aimed at making the gender pay gap much more visible.
DC At-Large Council member Anita Bonds proposed new legislation this week that would require colleges and universities to clearly mark the transcript of a college student convicted of sexual assault while on campus, putting it permanently on a student's college record.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced this week that the Department of Defense will begin the process of lifting the ban on transgender military service members.
Chicago public schools and the Office for Civil rights reached an agreement late last week to provide equal athletic opportunity for boys and girls.
Since the Affordable Care Act took effect, women have saved dramatically on birth control and emergency contraception.
A new study has found that the majority of Black men and women believe in a woman's right to choose and want women to have access to abortion care and contraception.