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Louise Melling

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A Unanimous Decision for Equality

(2) Comments | Posted August 22, 2013 | 4:46 PM

When a business opens its doors to the public it must comply with anti-discrimination laws, even if doing so offends a business owner's religious beliefs. That's the bottom line in today's unanimous decision by the New Mexico Supreme Court holding that a photography business cannot discriminate against a same-sex couple...

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The War on Women 2.0: Do They Think We're Stupid?

(17) Comments | Posted July 18, 2013 | 2:06 PM

Many state legislatures are packing up for the summer, ending a year of full-throttle attacks by extremist politicians on our reproductive health decisions. Reflecting on the last six months, I am left with one big question: Do they think we're stupid?

Granted, politicians trying to get into...

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As Legal Fight Over Contraception Reaches Critical Moment, Where Will The Courts Stand?

(11) Comments | Posted May 22, 2013 | 12:18 PM

Nearly 60 lawsuits have been filed across the country challenging the federal rule that employers include contraception in the insurance they provide employees. Four courts of appeals are now poised to hear arguments in these cases, and one of these many cases is likely headed to...

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