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The New Birth Control Rule Is All Kinds of Illegal

"Everyone has the right to practice their religion but they don’t have the right to practice it on someone else.​"
Susan Rinkunas
10.6.17
Not The Onion
Not The Onion

Pro-Life Lawmaker Resigns After Reportedly Urging Mistress to Get an Abortion [Updated]

Congressman Tim Murphy announced yesterday that he'd retire in 2019; he's now resigned, effective October 21.
Susan Rinkunas
10.5.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Please Check Your Pet So I Don't Get Kicked Off Our Flight

It would have been poor customer service, the agent said, to have asked the animal to move.
Terena Bell
9.29.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

We See You, Fake Service Dog Owners

You're ruining it for people who actually need them.
Ali Wunderman
9.8.17
rights
rights

Health Insurance Company Fined $200K for Denying Care to Trans People

Seven patients in California were denied coverage for gender transition-related care.
Ed Cara
8.18.17
rights
rights

Human Rights Group Urges Doctors to Stop Surgeries on Intersex Children

In many cases, surgery on sex organs isn’t medically necessary—and it can be harmful.
Amber Brenza
7.26.17
rights
rights

Poland Reverts Back to Making Women See a Doctor for Plan B

And some of these doctors will dodge writing prescriptions, citing the so-called ‘conscience clause.'
Richard Greenhill
7.26.17
rights
rights

Judge Offers Shorter Sentences to Inmates Who Get Vasectomies

Or, for women, birth control implants. The ACLU says it's unconstitutional.
Amber Brenza
7.21.17
Seriously What?
Seriously What?

Wisconsin Bill Would Ban Doctors From Learning How to Perform Abortions

Despite the fact that med schools are required to offer abortion training to residents.
Amber Brenza
7.17.17
rights
rights

New York Is Forcing Women to Carry Doomed Pregnancies

Thanks to the state's outdated abortion laws.
Susan Rinkunas
6.21.17
global health
global health

The Philippine Government is Powerless to Stop the Rise of HIV

Grassroots efforts prove to be way more effective at both diagnosis and support.
Justin Heifetz​​
6.5.17
bad moves
bad moves

The Trump Administration Is Officially Going After Free Birth Control

A leaked draft of a new rule says any employer can object to covering contraception for moral or religious reasons.
Susan Rinkunas
5.31.17