This week, we update you on the pandemic, track the politicization of mask wearing and provide a reproductive rights rundown.
After yesterday’s fractured opinion, legislatures will continue passing ever-more restrictive laws, and states will press hard to get them back in front of this unsettled Supreme Court.
June Medical Services presented the Court with a second bite at the apple. Louisiana couldn’t get Roberts to bite this time. But there’s a lot of the apples in the tree, and it only takes one.
As the Supreme Court prepares to release a decision on June Medical Services v. Russo—a case challenging a medically unnecessary admitting privileges law in Louisiana that seeks to shutter the state’s few remaining abortion clinics—I can’t help but look back at the enormous role that my reproductive life and freedom have played in shaping who I am today.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse, we take a look at the newest updates on the coronavirus pandemic; accelerating abortion attacks; the connection between racism, demonstrations and Black health; as well as recent risks to reproductive health.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse, we do a deep-dive into Black health risks, the Trump administration’s relentless attacks against LGBTQ+ and reproductive rights, a SCOTUS win for the trans community and the most recent updates for the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse, we take a look at updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of balancing public health amidst protest, and the need to continue the fight for abortion rights.
“We see who’s on the Supreme Court. So for me it puts fear in my heart, and I know it puts fear into many others’ as well. That fear ends up turning into a passion and I’m hoping that people see our passion and our hard work, and know that we’re not going to stop.”
Immediately following oral arguments in the case June v. Russo, Jessica Mason Pieklo joins co-host Imani Gandy to bring the rest of us up to speed on the most important and surprising moments of the day.
Today, 58 percent of American women of reproductive age live in states considered hostile to abortion rights; and 90 percent of U.S. counties lack a single abortion provider.
This Wednesday, March 4, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Louisiana case June v. Russo, in which the court will once again review an unnecessary state law that requires doctors performing abortions to have hospital admitting privileges near their clinic.