Women’s Rights


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Without Explanation, the Supreme Court Revives Restrictions on Abortion Pill

The Court issued its first abortion decision since Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed, and it stands to unfairly burden people of color and those living in rural areas by requiring them to pick up abortion medications in person.

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This Woman Came to the US for a Better Life. She Says ICE’s Abuse Awaited Her Instead.

Elizabeth was detained when her baby was just 4 months old. She is part of a class-action petition and complaint that includes 14 women who claim they suffered medical abuse while in immigration custody.

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Senate GOP Still Hasn’t Renewed the Violence Against Women Act. It’s Been 20 Months.

It’s been more than a year and a half since the bill moved to Mitch McConnell’s Senate, where the powerful gun lobby has stalled attempts to reauthorize the legislation.

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Trump Administration Asks the Supreme Court to Stop Mail Delivery of Medical Abortion Pills

The Trump administration made its second request to the Supreme Court to reinstate a rule requiring patients to pick up the abortion pill in person during the pandemic.

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Mike Lee Just Reminded Everyone How Atrocious He Is

Lee was the sole senator to object to two national museums to commemorate women and Latinos.

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Lawyers and Victims Are Narrowing in on Notorious Georgia ICE Gynecologist

A Georgia ICE gynecologist is being accused of performing medical procedures against the consent of detained women.

The Hyde Amendment—which bans using federal insurance for abortions—has again taken center stage in the battle for reproductive freedom.
The Hyde Amendment Is Classist and Racist and Needs to Go

As the House of Representatives discussed the future of the Hyde Amendment—which restricts federal abortion funding—leaders in reproductive justice testified to its racist past and enduring impact.