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News Stories That Have Me Knitting My Feminist Cap

News Stories that have me knitting my feminist T-shirt.

Arizona Senate Committee Endorses ‘Tell Your Boss Why You’re On The Pill’ Bill

Arizona has taken up yet another draconian law for women’s health – this time replicating but broadening the federal push to let employers deny women access to birth control. The bill stipulates that, unless a woman brings in a note proving she is not using it to avoid getting pregnant, an employer can deny birth [...]

Sorry, Trayvon Martin: They Just Don't Like You (UPDATED)

Commentary on law, politics, and justice.

The Legal Claims of Wrongful Birth vs. the Right to Lie Over Abortion

Michelle Goldberg on the thorny concept of wrongful birth and doctors who deceive pregnant mothers.

Use Birth Control? You're Fired!

March 13, 2012 by Jennifer Dalven · 15 Comments

Mandatory ultrasound measure approved by Idaho senate

The state Senate in Idaho today passed a bill mandating an ultrasound for any woman seeking an abortion. The legislation prompted a protest on the capitol steps a couple of weeks ago, and last week a senate hearing room was packed as the State Affairs Committee approved the bill, …