Volunteers Are Coming Out In Droves To Support Planned Parenthood After Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death
Planned Parenthood and other reproductive rights groups are mobilizing droves of new volunteers and running TV ads to elect Democrats after Ginsburg’s death.
Reproductive rights issues disproportionately affect Black people, yet the leadership of those groups is predominantly white and Black employees say they are marginalized. “I have never been treated so horribly in my life as I was at Planned Parenthood,” said one woman.
The decision watered down the Affordable Care Act's "contraceptive mandate," allowing employers and universities to opt out of providing health insurance coverage for contraception for religious or moral reasons.
The Supreme Court Struck Down An Anti-Abortion Law In Louisiana In Its First Major Abortion Case Under Trump
The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional right to abortion Monday, rejecting a state’s attempts to limit access to the procedure for the second time in four years.
Calls to defund the police were a common refrain at many of the protests, which seem unparalleled in modern memory in their scale and sweep.
Homeland Security’s Inspector General Is Opening A Review Of The Department’s Treatment Of Pregnant Detainees
The announcement comes following BuzzFeed News’ report of a woman giving birth in a detention center near San Diego.
They Marched For Breonna Taylor And Repeated A Powerful Message: “Black Women Are Not An Afterthought”
Tenelle Veira single-handedly organized a protest specifically for Breonna Taylor, saying Black women are often overlooked when people talk about police brutality.
“Data is our eyes and ears in this pandemic. Without having it, we are operating blindly,” one public health expert said.
The Coronavirus Canceled Ramadan Celebrations Around The World, So This Game Developer Re-Created Them In “Animal Crossing”
We couldn’t eat the food in front of us, but we could escape reality for a moment.
The Supreme Court Heard Arguments Over Whether Trump Can Let Employers Deny Birth Control Coverage For Moral Reasons
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was hospitalized with a gallstone infection, participated in the remote arguments from her hospital bed.
Nearly 40 people around the world told BuzzFeed News that Ramadan is hammering home their isolation during the pandemic: They miss friends, family, and their mosques.
Are you an essential worker? Do you plan to fast? We want to know.
Arkansas Is Being Sued For Banning Abortions During The Coronavirus But Letting Dentists Continue Taking Appointments
Arkansas is the sixth state to try to block abortion access during the pandemic.
“My President Is Not My God”: Some Churches Are Planning To Host Hundreds For Easter Sunday Services Despite The Coronavirus
The federal government recommends no one attend gatherings of more than 10 people, but some churches are still encouraging big congregations to attend Easter Sunday services.
A Woman Gave Birth In A Border Patrol Station Still Wearing Her Pants. Now The Agents Involved Are Being Accused Of Abuse.
The ACLU filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general on Wednesday, asking it to investigate the incident and other mistreatment of pregnant immigrants.
Texas’s Ban On Abortions During The Coronavirus Outbreak Can Go Back Into Effect Following An Appeals Court Ruling
A federal judge had put a temporary hold on the state’s abortion ban, but an appeals court overturned the ruling Tuesday.
Reproductive rights groups have sued five states, including Texas, Alabama, Oklahoma, Iowa, Indiana, and Ohio, for banning abortions as part of their coronavirus-mitigation strategies.
Nearly A Fifth Of Religious Americans Say They Are Still Attending Services, Despite The Coronavirus Pandemic
Seventeen percent of respondents to a recent poll said they were still attending worship services in person.
"It’s unconscionable that the Texas Attorney General is exploiting this pandemic to end abortion in the state."
Abortion providers argue that the procedure is “essential health care” and should remain available during the COVID-19 outbreak.