United Parcel Service has reached a settlement with former UPS air driver Peggy Young, concluding a nine-year pregnancy discrimination case that reached all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The parties filed to dismiss the case this morning in a reportedly amicable settlement, the details of which were not released. “We are grateful that this case...
Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis will be summoned to court this morning where a federal judge could hold her in contempt for refusing to issue a marriage licenses to gay couples.
In the latest attempt to limit access to abortion in Ohio, legislatures are proposing a bill that would prohibit abortion when a fetus tests positive for Down Syndrome.
In a 5-4 decision delivered by Justice Ginsburg this morning, the Supreme Court upheld Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission, allowing the use of independent state commissions to draw federal congressional districts and taking that power away from the state legislature.
The Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 today to put a temporary hold on a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that would have closed all but 9 of the state’s abortion clinics in Texas. The order from the Supreme Court comes in response to an emergency request filed by women’s health care providers on...
It was a moment in time that I will remember for the rest of my life. It was the kind of joy you experience deep in your chest. But what I’m really going to remember is how close it was.
In a 5-4 decision delivered by Justice Anthony Kennedy this morning, the Supreme Court of the United States declared that same-sex couples fundamentally have equal protections under the Constitution.
The court in a 5-4 decision written by Justice Anthony Kennedy upheld the use of disparate impact claims under the 1968 Fair Housing Act, which bans housing discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin.
In a momentous victory, the U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” and protected access to health insurance for millions of families and individuals.
The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to suspend a ruling upholding harmful anti-abortion provisions.
The Supreme Court refused to review a North Carolina mandatory ultrasound law this week, permanently blocking what many feel is the most extreme forced ultrasound law in the nation. The North Carolina law, which was passed in 2011, requires a physician perform an ultrasound on a patient seeking an abortion at least four house, and...
The case, Obergfell v. Hodges, will look at whether the 14th Amendment requires the state to allow and license a marriage for same-sex couples, and will address whether the Amendment requires the state to recognize the marriage of same-sex couples when their marriage was licensed out-of-state.
The outcome of King could have potentially devastating effects for over 9 million people who could lose health insurance coverage if the Court determines that they are not eligible for tax credits.
The court of appeals reasoned that firing a woman for breastfeeding is not sex discrimination because men can also lactate.
The Arizona law would have prevented women from receiving a medication abortion between their seventh and ninth week of pregnancy.
The US Supreme Court heard the arguments in Young v. United Parcel Service case this morning. Young’s case was bolstered by a rally held outside the Supreme Court during the hearing.
In November of 2010, a Pennsylvania court granted the wife of Anthony Elonis a protective order after he wrote a violent Facebook stating, in graphic terms, that he would kill her.
The Supreme Court's decision lets stand a portion of a law that requires CPCs to post a "status disclosure" informing patients whether or not a licensed medical professional works on-site.
This Sixth Circuit has changed the legal landscape, becoming the first federal Court of Appeals to uphold a ban since the US Supreme Court decided US v. Windsor.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a blistering dissent after a ruling by the US Supreme Court this weekend threatened to disqualify more than half a million Texas voters from early voting.