“Lose the Lads’ Mags” Campaign Causes Stir in U.K.

A campaign, Lose the Lads’ Mags, has been launched against supermarkets in the U.K. that stock magazines featuring naked women in sexually explicit poses on their covers. Lawsuits are being threatened under the U.K.’s Equality Act of 2010. Lads’ mags such as Nuts and Zoo are much more explicit than their American counterparts, Playboy or […]

NEWSFLASH: Women’s Health Victory in Indiana

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed without comment an appeal of the Seventh Circuit Court decision to block an Indiana state law that would ban Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid funding. Why does the state want it defunded? Because Planned Parenthood clinics offer abortion services—along with all sorts of other medical care. Some Republican state lawmakers […]

NEWSFLASH: Court Strikes Down Arizona Abortion Ban

On Tuesday, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Arizona’s ban on abortion at 20 weeks, calling it unconstitutional because a woman has a legal right to terminate a pregnancy before fetal viability. The law, signed by Gov. Jan Brewer in April 2012, caused Arizona to be one of the most restrictive states in […]