Inside The San Diego Church Where ICE And Border Patrol Bring Pregnant Women
For years, ICE and Border Patrol dropped off pregnant women at Christ Ministry Center. Now, as a record number of families are overwhelming the border, the church is overcrowded and being shut down.
The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Employers Can Discriminate Against LGBT Employees
The court will look at whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which prevents discrimination “on the basis of sex,” applies to LGBT individuals.
Ohio's Governor Just Banned Abortion After A Month And A Half
Ohio is the seventh state to pass legislation that bans abortion after a heartbeat is detected. So far, none of the legislation has successfully become law.
Trump Is Doubling Down On His Already Expansive Anti-Abortion Foreign Policy
Trump’s rule banning US funding from groups that “provide or promote” abortion was already further-reaching than any previous Republican president’s.
Military Doctors Told Them It Was Just "Female Problems." Weeks Later, They Were In The Hospital.
From body armor to health care, the US military has been slow to adapt to women in its ranks. Female service members are paying the price, often with lifelong consequences.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Has Apologized For Using “Anti-Semitic Tropes” In a Tweet After Democratic Leaders Criticized Her
Omar suggested in a tweet that support for Israel was “all about the Benjamins,” earning her criticism from both parties.
Planned Parenthood Is Losing Top Political Aides As Its Staff Worries Over Its Changing Direction
The executive director of Planned Parenthood’s political arm and their political outreach director announced their departures Thursday, but Planned Parenthood says nothing has changed.
A Pennsylvania Court Blocked Trump’s Birth Control Rules Across The US — Again
The same day new rules allowing employers to drop contraception coverage were scheduled to go into effect, a Pennsylvania court blocked them.
Planned Parenthood’s New President Wants To Focus On Nonabortion Health Care
The organization is still committed to providing abortions and reproductive care but Wen, the first female physician to run Planned Parenthood, is embarking on a cross-country listening tour to learn how best add or expand nonabortion services.
House Democrats Just Passed A Bill That Undercuts Trump’s Abortion Policy
The language, which already received bipartisan support in a Senate committee, is caught up in the government shutdown fight and won't become law.
What The Future Of Abortion Looks Like After The 2018 Midterms
Changes to Congress, state legislatures, and the Supreme Court in 2018 will have a major impact on the future of abortion in the US.
“A Separate Standard”: Voters In Florida Say Disability And Age Can Erase Your Vote
A man in Florida rendered quadriplegic by multiple sclerosis has had to jump through hoops for years to get his vote counted. There are many more like him.
Florida's Messy Senate Recount Is Over And The Republican Has Won
After days of multiple recounts, lawsuits, and protests, the race is over.
Democrats And Republicans Are Uniting Over What A Mess The Florida Election Recounts Are
If the election doesn't go one way or another, that's fair, one voter said. "But to have all this chaos, it’s just not democracy," she added.
The Courts Blocked Trump From Granting Religious Exemptions For Birth Control Coverage. So He’s Trying Again.
The original versions of the rules were blocked by a judge last year.
An Unprecedented Number Of Women Just Won Elections Across The Country
More than 115 won races for Congress and governor Tuesday night, and many more were elected in local contests.
A Historic Number Of Women Are Running For Office On Tuesday And They’re Already Breaking Records
EMILY’s List believes the massive engagement by women this year represents a sea change in US politics. “We’re not a fad, a fancy, or a year.”
“It’s Like ... Trump Or Hillary": Latinx Progressives Are Going All-In For An Arizona Democrat Despite Her Record On Immigration
Immigration activists in Arizona may not agree with Kyrsten Sinema’s position on immigration, but they’re going to bat for her anyway.
No One Really Knows What Americans Think About Abortion
Abortion is likely to be a big issue for candidates in the midterms. But research shows we don’t have a good way of polling voters on it.