Reproductive Rights

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The lawsuit against the state of Louisiana marks the first legal action taken by Planned Parenthood against the most recent GOP-led effort to defund the abortion provider, but  it will likely not be the last. (Photo: Women's eNews/flickr/cc)
Planned Parenthood is fighting back. The embattled women's healthcare provider on Tuesday filed a lawsuit, arguing that Louisiana's Republican Governor Bobby Jindal acted illegally by blocking Medicaid funding to the group. Though the suit marks the first legal action taken by Planned Parenthood against the most recent GOP-led effort to defund the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A majority of Americans support federal funding for Planned Parenthood,...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In the United States, only about 13 percent of U.S. workers have access to any form of paid family leave. (Photo: Corrinne Yu/cc/flickr)
With the idea of paid maternity leave gaining traction as a means of recruiting...

Further

Today's SCOTUS ruling against Massachusetts' buffer zones around abortion clinics - issued from within SCOTUS' own legally protected buffer zone - has met with swift outrage from pro-choice forces appalled that the court took seriously the "pro-life" argument their "gentle...sidewalk counselors" merely seek to "engage in personal, caring, consensual conver­sations with women." Under the quickly created Twitter hashtags #NotCounseling and #ClinicEscort, angry pro-choice women told the real story...