No corporate entity should be in position to limit women's legal access to care, or to seize a controlling interest over the health care choices of women.
With all eyes on the Supreme Court this week, birth control and its coverage as a preventive benefit for women without a co-pay will once again take center stage in the national conversation.
In celebration of #GivingTuesday, we've been sharing a look at just some of what the League has done to increase political participation and strengthen our democracy -- and our country -- in 2013.
The impact of money in state court elections is not limited to criminal cases. Studies show that -- consciously or unconsciously -- judges tend to rule in favor of the interests of their contributors.
On December 11, 2013, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Lozano v. Alvarez, a case arising under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
Citizens United has cast a black shroud over our nation since it was dumped on the American people by an activist, ideologically driven right-wing majority in the Supreme Court. Since that decision, we have seen a steady erosion of our way of life.
Democrats aren't innocent victims. They abused the filibuster too. And Republicans like John McCain used to have enough clout to tamp down the excesses. No more. We're headed to democracy by gladiator, where we all watch to see who gets killed and who gets to fight another day.
Access to reproductive health care should never depend on your zip code -- and from statehouses to courthouses to the ballot box, we are going to continue the fight to make sure it doesn't.
What if Snowden had not revealed that shocking information on the vast government surveillance system that was hidden from the American public but known to Feinstein and other members of the Senate Intelligence Committee?
"I was paying $14 a month for a very nice looking wallet cards that made it look like I had insurance," said Doris Duperette of Springfield, Alabama. "It had my name on it, all kinds of tiny printed words and numbers. And it fit right in my purse! What more did I need?"
The real concern is not, however, the Chemical Weapons Convention, a treaty that most Americans like. Rather, the Supreme Court is likely to use the Bond case to pronounce limits on Congress' ability to implement international treaties. The ruling is likely to defend states rights from federal treaty-making encroachment, while limiting the reach of international law in the United States.
It hasn't been 100 days, or 100 years, or even 100 victories. But each one has been a victory even though it's not tied to seasons, or sobriety, or j...
Most people identify Roe v. Wade with a single landmark judgment. Lost in these debates is Roe's altogether distinct holding that the state's interest in "potential life" constitutes a valid reason to regulate reproductive conduct.
For the first time in a generation, the Supreme Court is revisiting an issue that has divided, confused and angered Americans for many decades: What's in and what's out when it comes to prayer at government meetings?
The explicitly stated attempt to promote Christianity in a government meeting so obviously violates our Constitution that the case should have never even come close to the halls of our highest court.