Voters threw their weight behind state, county, and city referendums raising the minimum wage across seven states on Election Day Tuesday.
With less than a month before the November 4 elections, courts are weighing in on voting rights across the nation.
Decisions by the US Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this week brought the number of states in which same-sex marriage bans are effectively null and void to 35.
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.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold laws that significantly decreased collective bargaining rights for workers and require photo identification at the polls.
Citing the recent US Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) announced that it will no longer be enforcing the contraceptive benefit rule for employers with religious objections.
A federal judge struck down Wisconsin's new voter identification law last week, ruling that the law violated the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution as well as Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
The Madison, Wisconsin city council unanimously passed a buffer zone ordinance last week to protect people entering or exiting healthcare clinics, including women's reproductive healthcare clinics, in the city.
The program at Somerset Middle School relies on harmful stereotypes about boys and girls.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit upheld a lower court’s decision to block a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. “[The Dec. 20] ruling marks a major victory for Wisconsin women and sends a message to lawmakers across the country: it is unconstitutional for politicians...
A Wisconsin law that would require abortion clinic doctors to have admitting privileges to a hospital within 30 miles the clinic was blocked by a state judge Friday.
On Friday, Governor Scott Walker (R) of Wisconsin signed into law a bill that would require all abortion providers to attain hospital admitting privileges. In addition, the law will now require women seeking an abortion to first receive an ultrasound before undergoing the procedure. The law is scheduled to take effect July 8.
After intense but brief debate, the Wisconsin state Senate approved a bill that could mandate transvaginal ultrasounds before an abortion and impose unnecessary regulations on abortion clinics. The bill, SB 206 [PDF] was approved in a vote of 17 to 15 along party lines.
Yesterday morning 45-year-old Radcliffe Haughton allegedly gunned down seven women at the salon where his estranged wife worked, killing three of them, including his wife, Zina Houghton, before turning the gun on himself and taking his own life. Although the details of the case are still coming to light, it is clear that this was...