Democratic attorneys general, including Pa., urge appeals court to keep abortion pill available
'The availability of mifepristone has been particularly critical in providing access to abortion in low-income, underserved, and rural communities where a nonmedication abortion procedure (or ‘procedural abortion’) may be unavailable,' they wrote.
Boebert’s remarks about rural teen pregnancies dodge a deeper truth | Heather MacDonald
Teen parents are at increased risk for poverty, hunger, domestic violence, and depression.
Remaining abortion clinics face more challenges if Texas judge limits abortion pill
'I think that women need to pick up their guns and take to the streets, and I’m serious. This is a crusade against women,' an advocate said.
U.S. House Dems’ campaign chief says GOP moderates are ducking talk on abortion, guns
As they try to protect vulnerable incumbents, Republicans also are trying to avoid alienating suburban swing voters.
U.S. House votes to decriminalize marijuana in federal law
The House voted 220-204 to approve the measure, which would fix the split between federal law and 19 states where recreational marijuana is legal.
Pa. Capitol complex closed to public because of rising COVID-19 cases
In case there was any doubt, there will be no Christmas inside the Capitol this year. On Thursday, officials at the state Department of General Services, which manages the Pennsylvania state Capitol complex and its grounds, said they were shuttering it to public access until further notice, citing rising COVID-19 caseloads. All operations for the […]
Did the assault weapons ban reduce mass shootings? Just look at the data | Opinion
By John A. Tures Former Vice President Joe Biden recently penned a New York Times column calling for the assault weapons ban to be reinstated. Critics argue that the ban did nothing to stop crime, gun violence, or mass shootings. In this column, I don’t just examine the evidence — I let you do so, […]