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The ACLU said the hospital system’s ban on postpartum tubal ligations violated an Affordable Care Act provision because it discriminates on the basis of sex by “denying women a fundamental component of pregnancy- and childbirth-related care.” The post Michigan Catholic Hospital Violated Obamacare Provision, ACLU Alleges appeared first on Rewire.
The Midwestern state's governor's contest is between two candidates who say they are "pro-life," and reproductive rights advocates are wondering how closely either will follow in the footsteps of former Gov. Mike Pence. The post Reproductive Rights Are at Stake in Indiana’s Tight Gubernatorial Race appeared first on Rewire.
Jesse Hagopian, a history teacher at Garfield High School and one of the lead organizers of the Black Lives Matter effort, told Rewire it is hard to put into words how “huge and impactful” the action was. The post Unprecedented Seattle Black Lives Matter Teachers’ Rally Gives Community Hope appeared first on Rewire.
“Our letter asks the Department of Justice to investigate the constitutional and environmental justice issues implicated by the state’s decision to effectively prevent the city of Flint from suing the state,” said Rep. Dan Kildee (D), who represents Flint. “Quite simply, this is wrong.” The post Michigan Democrats: Let Flint Sue appeared first on Rewire.
“Lovingly, friends will say to you, ‘Oh, you have so much time. Women are having children into their 40s,’ which is true,” Caitlin Brodnick said. “But if you are at risk like we are, you’re getting these other responses from doctors....Show More Summary
The Night writer, who died in July, denounced the abortion-Holocaust comparison as “blasphemy.” But he rejected the rhetoric with his trademark balance of passion and commitment to responsible dialogue. The post In Uncivil Times, Remember Elie Wiesel’s Call to Truth-Tell and Debate With Dignity appeared first on Rewire.
The charge came as no surprise. Prosecutors with the U.S. Department of Justice vowed to prosecute Arpaio on October 11, but it became official yesterday when U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton signed the misdemeanor count. The post Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio Officially Charged With Criminal Contempt of Court appeared first on Rewire.
Catholic health system mergers have alarmed reproductive rights advocates, as these hospitals routinely deny medical care, citing Catholic doctrine as justification. The post Merger of Health Giants Would ‘Strengthen Catholic Health Care’ appeared first on Rewire.
The Russell Amendment would reverse nondiscrimination protections for about 28 million people in the federal contracting workforce. The post Senate Democrats Attack ‘Sweeping Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination’ in Defense Authorization appeared first on Rewire.
“Well, I do stand for the right of women to make incredibly difficult decisions that are medically complex, privately, with her family, with her doctor, and in conversation with her god,” said Katie McGinty, the Democratic candidate in Pennsylvania's U.S. Show More Summary
Alaska joins a growing list of states where taxpayers are footing costly legal bills over failed anti-choice restrictions pushed by Republican legislators. The post Alaska Owes Nearly $1 Million in Legal Fees Over Failed Anti-Choice Crusade appeared first on Rewire.
“These key races could determine control of a legislature, potentially flip a few legislatures while also driving pro-choice turnout up and down the ballot," said James Owens, states communications director for NARAL. The post Could the 2016 Election Bring Pro-Choice Majorities to State Legislatures? appeared first on Rewire.
Full Frontal host Samantha Bee detailed all the ways Catholic hospitals are denying pregnant patients life-saving medical care in a segment that aired Monday night. Catholic hospitals, which are the largest nonprofit health-care providers...Show More Summary
The board's vote marks the first time a state has taken steps to comply with precedent set by the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. The post Virginia Board of Health Votes to Remove Abortion Clinic Restrictions appeared first on Rewire.
A preoccupation with purity is not a realistic approach to sexuality, and it does not empower us to make responsible, holistic decisions regarding sex. The post How We Teach Purity Culture Isn’t the Problem—Purity Culture Itself Is the Problem appeared first on Rewire.
Congressional Democrats expressed concern about the findings of a recent American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists study showing that less than half of OB-GYNs believed an IUD could be inserted in a person immediately after giving birth. The post Pro-Choice Democrats to Obama Administration: Improve Contraception Training appeared first on Rewire.
"Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign,” Trump told the crowd Saturday during a rally in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. “Total fabrication. The events never happened. Never.” The post Trump Says He’ll Sue Accusers in Speech About First 100 Days in Office appeared first on Rewire.
Politicians often tell stories about their constituents in selling various policies. Why not provide those stories, revealing how such policies affect their constituents’ access to, and experiences with, abortion care? The post Can Abortion Storytelling Break Through Politics as Usual? appeared first on Rewire.
Kandi Mossett, an activist who grew up on a reservation in North Dakota and has been fighting the Dakota Access pipeline there, told Rewire, “We don’t need a report to tell us what we have known for decades. We’ve been talking about it long before these reports. Show More Summary
The Arizona sheriff will face trial for contempt of court charges in December for violating a court order stemming from a 2007 racial profiling case. Arpaio intends to plead not guilty. The post Report: Records Show Arpaio’s Office May Have Paid for ‘Birther’ Investigation appeared first on Rewire.