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.
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.