House and Senate Democrats File Amicus Briefs in Support of Affordable Care Act Contraception Benefit
91 House Democrats, 19 Senate Democrats, and the National Women's Law Center filed separate amicus briefs Tuesday in support of the contraceptive coverage benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
This case is not about free speech. It is about protecting women and reproductive health clinic doctors and staff from anti-abortion extremists who are willing to resort to violence and murder.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2014 Contact: Megan Perry (703) 522-2214 firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today on whether local governments can create safety buffer zones around reproductive health clinics to ensure that patients, doctors, and healthcare workers can enter these facilities without harassment, intimidation, or violence. The Feminist...
The Supreme Court decided today to reject a case that would have been a direct assault on Roe v. Wade.
"It does not merely make information available to a woman who wishes to terminate her pregnancy ... it compels women to undergo an invasive medical examination and listen to a state-scripted narrative even if they object."
"We now look to the Supreme Court to protect women's access to these essential health care services while we fight this critical court battle."
Without much explanation, the US Supreme Court took a major abortion case off of its docket today, providing relief for abortion rights supporters concerned about how the conservative court may have decided the case.
An Oklahoma law that could outlaw all drug-induced abortions - and could have a sweeping impact on other abortion laws across the nation - is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Department of Justicen will seek preclearance of voting laws from areas through federal courts in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to nullify Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.
Attempts at voter suppression from the recent past attest to the idea that discrimination remains incredibly rampant and is often best stopped with federal intervention.