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SCOTUS Says Pharmacies Must Stock Emergency Contraception In Yet Another Reproductive Rights Victory

Hallelujah — no one in Washington will be turned down when they show up at the pharmacy asking for a pill to keep one night of unprotected sex from becoming

Lauren Holter | June 28, 2016 - 8:51 pm

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Abortion Opinion Shattered One Prevalent Abortion Myth

And, frankly, the facts are on her side.

Kylie Cheung | June 28, 2016 - 6:02 pm

SCOTUS Made Two More Really Important Abortion Decisions Upholding Women’s Rights

There’s no longer a good legal argument to put unnecessary restrictions on women seeking reproductive healthcare.

Karen Fratti | June 28, 2016 - 1:16 pm

5 States With Abortion Laws Similar To The One SCOTUS Struck Down

Sadly and unsurprisingly, Texas is not alone in their backwards and restrictive abortion laws.

Bronwyn Isaac | June 27, 2016 - 7:47 pm

Here’s What The SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Means For Reproductive Rights

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is such a big deal because Texas is far from the only state to institute anti-abortion laws disguised as public health initiatives.

Lauren Holter | June 27, 2016 - 10:08 am

What The Supreme Court Decision On Affirmative Action Really Means

While opponents of such policies consider it reverse racism (which, let’s be real, doesn’t exist), the Court declared that the college’s admission process complied with previous rulings.

Lauren Holter | June 23, 2016 - 4:22 pm

Sonia Sotomayor’s Fierce Dissent Stands Up For Victims Of Racial Profiling

It is no secret that people of color are disproportionate victims of this type of scrutiny.”

Kylie Cheung | June 21, 2016 - 6:08 pm

The Supreme Court Just Made An Important, Slightly Confusing Decision On Birth Control Coverage

It’s not necessarily bad news, but it’s not really good news either.

Kylie Cheung | May 16, 2016 - 9:09 pm

Here’s What Went Down In The Zubik v. Burwell Arguments

Welcome to Hobby Lobby 2.0

Robyn Pennacchia | March 24, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Alabama Senate Decides To Abolish Marriage Licenses Rather Than Give Them To Gay Couples

You don’t get a marriage license! And you don’t get a marriage license! No one gets marriage licenses!!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 16, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Obama Nominates Moderate Merrick Garland As SCOTUS Judge, Republicans Say They Won’t Even Meet Him

Merrick Garland is about as moderate as you can get, but Republican Senators say they won’t even give him a hearing.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 16, 2016 - 11:48 am

9 Fun Facts About Ruth Bader Ginsburg On Her 83rd Birthday

Everyone loves the Notorious RBG!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 15, 2016 - 11:20 am

Thousands Of Women Want Justice Kennedy To Know Abortion Was The Right Choice For Them

Arguments for Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt will be heard this Wednesday.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 29, 2016 - 2:45 pm

Here’s What Will Happen If Republicans Block A Replacement For Scalia

It will actually work in our favor for now–BUT WE HAVE GOT TO GET OUR ASSES OUT AND VOTE.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 13, 2016 - 7:21 pm

Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Is Confirmed Dead At 79, Left Rejoices

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been pronounced dead in Texas while on a hunting trip on Saturday according to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

Wildly unpopular among the…

Katrin Higher | February 13, 2016 - 6:34 pm

SCOTUS To Decide If States Can Use Sham Health Laws To Restrict Abortions

Will SCOTUS find in favor of allowing the government to bullshit us?

Robyn Pennacchia | November 14, 2015 - 9:00 am

Hobby Lobby 2.0: SCOTUS Is Set To Take On Birth Control Again

Zubik v. Burwell is basically Hobby Lobby on steroids.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 9, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Huckabee Thinks The President Can Magically Make Abortion, Gay Marriage & Sodomy Illegal

Huckabee says the President can just say “no thanks” to the Supreme Court.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 4, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Mike Huckabee Says Dred Scott Ruling Still ‘Law Of The Land’ Despite 14th Amendment

In a recent radio interview on the topic of Kim Davis, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee argued that the 1857 Supreme Court ruling that declared blacks did not have a…

Katrin Higher | September 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Republicans Will Vote On Resolution About The Terrors Of Pro-Gay Sex Education

The Republican National Committee’s 2016 meeting in Cleveland will include a vote on two pretty outrageous but nonetheless unsurprising anti-gay resolutions, and one mildly not anti-gay resolution as a bonus.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm
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