SCOTUS Blocks Access to Abortion Pill By Mail During Pandemic. Advocates Look to Biden Administration to Reverse Trump Policy
On Tuesday, six members of the Supreme Court granted a Trump administration request to reinstate an FDA rule requiring patients seeking medication abortion to make an unnecessary in-person visit to their health care provider just to pick up the medication and sign a form.
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20. Meet the New Feminists in Congress (with Jennifer Steinhauer + Rep-Elects Carolyn Bourdeaux, Teresa Leger Fernandez and Marie Newman)
On today’s show, we planned to introduce listeners to the new feminists in Congress—and we do. But, in the period since our team at Ms. curated the design and content of this episode, another shoe has dropped in American politics: the insurrection.
We examine what the Jan. 6 riot and insurrection at the U.S. Capitol signify for our nation, including what we can learn from it. Why did it happen? Will the president be impeached? And what does this atmosphere mean for the new feminists in Congress?
As state legislatures begin their 2021 sessions, lawmakers across the country are taking aim at transgender rights, with a multitude of bills aimed at preventing trans youth from accessing life saving health care, and excluding trans girls from participating on girls’ sports teams at federally funded institutions.