Tag Archives: National Women’s Law Center

Contraception at the Supreme Court Today: What You Need to Know

Oral arguments in Zubik v. Burwell, a case about contraception and the Affordable Care Act, just got underway this morning at the Supreme Court of the United States. The petitioners are non-profit organizations that not only object, on religious grounds, to … Continue reading

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“I Will NOT Be Denied” Health Care

The Women’s Law Project is proud to join the National Women’s Law Center’s  I Will NOT Be Denied™ campaign to educate the public about the benefits of the health care law and what is at risk if it is repealed.  We … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania is Making Improvements for Incarcerated Moms, But Much More Needs to Be Done

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently published an article praising Pennsylvania’s number one status among state prison systems with regard to treatment of pregnant inmates. Post-Gazette reporter Tracie Mauriello cites examples from a study titled “Mothers Behind Bars” (PDF) conducted by the … Continue reading

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Justice Souter Leaves a Feminist Legacy

Feminists across the nation are calling for President Obama to fill Justice David Souter’s soon-to-be-empty seat on the Supreme Court with a woman. As we look to the future, a review of the past should remind us of the important … Continue reading

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San Francisco AG Files Suit Over Discriminatory Health Insurance Policies

The City of San Francisco’s Attorney General has filed suit against state health insurance regulators  because of the current regulations’ discriminatory effects on women.  The suit contends that insurance commissioner Steve Poizner and director of the Department of Managed  Health … Continue reading

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