On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Trump v. Pennsylvania—one of the first in a slew of cases now being argued telephonically due to the COVID pandemic. The case involves the almost decade-long battle to bring to fruition the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) promise of equitable access to essential health care for all Americans.
COVID-19 is showing us what ending mass incarceration could look like by releasing inmates. Some judges and prosecutors like what they see.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, housing justice organizers have marshalled widespread concern about public health to push policymakers to stop policing poverty and instead invest in housing and care. If this campaign succeeds, it will be the most important feminist victory of the decade.
In a case that pits religious freedom against access to contraceptives, the Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear arguments on whether the Trump administration can make it easier for employers with religious and moral objections to opt out of providing birth control coverage in their insurance plans.
Women’s Reproductive Rights Assistance Project (WRRAP) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization helping women gain access to safe, legal abortion services and emergency contraceptives.
On the heels of May Day—when we recognize the contributions of workers worldwide—we call on Congress to embed in their crisis response the seeds of a new economy founded on an infrastructure of caring, equity and respect.
As most states halt nonessential surgeries to create capacity for a rush of COVID-19 patients, governors and other state officials across the U.S. have been deciding whether abortion care is an “essential” health-care service. We break down the latest in these coronavirus-era legal battles, state-by-state.
The spread of coronavirus in nursing homes disproportionately impacts women: Four out of five people in the senior living workforce, and over two-thirds of those living in nursing homes, are women.
As the new coronavirus disease continues to threaten lives and livelihoods around the world, many are seeking to hold government and corporate leaders to account for their blunders during the pandemic. Can they?
Princess Sofia of Sweden recently announced on Instagram that she is joining the fight against COVID-19 as a medical assistant. She, along with around 80 volunteers each week, has completed an extensive online course hosted by Sophiahemmet Hospital, where Princess Sofia is an Honorary Chair.