National Center for Transgender Equality officials warned that some insurance companies could attempt to deny paying for various medically necessary treatments even though the regulations under the rule correspond with the “overwhelming...Show More Summary
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) threatened to defy the administration and encouraged superintendents to do the same, even if that means foregoing an estimated $10 billion in federal education funds. The post Obama Administration Moves to Protect Transgender Students as State-Level Attacks Persist appeared first on Rewire.
From May 7 to May 15, events nationwide are encouraging participants to reimagine safety in Asian and Pacific Islander communities and to push back against any police presence at June LGBTQ Pride events, which advocates argue would create...Show More Summary
In solidarity with Black Lives Matter, members of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance share their experiences with police brutality and racial profiling. The post #QAPIs4BlackLives Shows Support for Black Lives Matter Movement appeared first on Rewire.
In the second part of Rewire’s “Living in the Shadow of Counterterrorism” series, we look at how Muslim families, particularly women, are forced to confront state violence on a daily basis—from living with the stigma of terrorism,Show More Summary
According to scholar Tahneer Oksman, women illustrators from the United States and Canada use their drawings to make sense of their religion, culture, and sometimes complicated relationships to Israel. The post Exploring Jewish Identity Through the Eyes of Women Artists appeared first on Rewire.
NARAL Pro-Choice America this year gave Rhode Island a failing grade on its annual scorecard of states’ reproductive freedom, along with Republican-dominated legislatures in Alabama, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Texas, among others. The post This Democratic-Dominated Legislature Won’t Stop Attacking Abortion Access appeared first on Rewire.
Two different courts in as many weeks handed down rulings potentially sending some terrifying cues to the anti-choice movement. The post Dear Incompetency Ruling Is the Latest Dangerous Signal From Courts on Anti-Abortion Violence appeared first on Rewire.
It aims to prevent insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from requiring "a copayment, coinsurance, or prior authorization requirement" for most contraceptive drugs and services. The post Maryland Moves to the Forefront in Birth Control Access appeared first on Rewire.
A ruling Wednesday means Robert Lewis Dear Jr. will not stand trial for a November siege at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood that left three dead. The post Judge Rules Accused Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood Shooter Not Competent for Trial appeared first on Rewire.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) continues to refer to the discredited Center for Medical Progress videos as the basis for the panel’s investigation and continued subpoenas. The post GOP Panel Attacking Fetal Tissue Research Subpoenas Prominent Abortion Provider appeared first on Rewire.
Shifting stances on reproductive health and rights have created questions about Trump’s position, though Trump’s charity has given money to anti-choice groups and the candidate has spoken at length about his opposition to funding Planned Parenthood. The post Another Anti-Choice Radical Seems Ready to Back Donald Trump appeared first on Rewire.
The bill's passage came the same day that the U.S. Department of Justice announced it is suing North Carolina, arguing that the state's anti-transgender bathroom discrimination law violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The post All-Gender Bathroom Bill Breezes Through California Legislature appeared first on Rewire.
“It’s part of a bigger project to improve the working conditions, for the employees’ health and safety,” said Lam Nguyen Ho, founder and executive director of the Community Activism Law Alliance and one of the plaintiff's attorneys. The post Lawsuit: Chicago-Area Dunkin’ Donuts Systematically Stole Workers’ Wages appeared first on Rewire.
In a three-part series, Rewire will share some stories of the families of the accused and explore how multiple intersecting issues converge around allegations of terrorism in post-9/11 America. The post Living in the Shadow of Counterterrorism: Meet the Muslim Women Taking on the National Security State appeared first on Rewire.
In El Salvador, Maria Teresa Rivera was convicted of aggravated homicide after experiencing an obstetrical emergency. She is scheduled to have a new day in court on May 11, when she will argue that there were judicial errors in her original trial. The post Sentenced to 40 Years After a Miscarriage, Maria Teresa Rivera May Have Chance to Go Free appeared first on Rewire.
A 2015 analysis by the Economic Policy Institute found that in 33 states and Washington, D.C., child care costs were higher than the average cost of in-state tuition at public universities. The post Clinton: Cap Child Care Costs at 10 Percent of Family Income appeared first on Rewire.
Though the Real Education for Healthy Youth Act has little chance of passing Congress, its inclusive and evidence-based approach is a much-needed antidote to years of publicly funded abstinence-only-until-marriage programs, which may...Show More Summary
Until recently, a person who Googled "abortion clinic" might be directed to a CPC instead. CPCs, as a result, are reaching more clients than ever, but as statistics indicate, persuading very few to remain pregnant. The post Crisis Pregnancy Centers Are Pretty Bad at Dissuading People Seeking Abortion appeared first on Rewire.
On Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, National Abortion Federation CEO Vicki Saporta and SisterReach Founder Cherisse Scott explain why crisis pregnancy centers are deceptive, anti-choice establishments spreading lies to stop people from having abortions. The post Samantha Bee Examines the Deception of Crisis Pregnancy Centers appeared first on Rewire.