US District Judge Brian Cogan has ruled that a group of New York Catholic institutions cannot be forced to offer birth control in employee health care plans as mandated by the Affordable Care Act. See Jezebel.
Michele Bachelet, Chile’s first female president, was re-elected in a landslide victory this week. Think Progress examines what this may mean for abortion rights in a country that ban the practice entirely.
The Helms Amendment turned 40. Barf.
Obama has nominated the first-ever female 4-star U.S. Navy admiral. See TIME.
The D.C. Council has unanimously passed a substantial minimum wage increase and a bill guaranteeing paid sick days for tipped restaurant workers. See RH Reality Check.
RH Realtiy Check clears up any confusion about emergency contraception you may have.
Reproductive coercion is not illegal in the U.S., but domestic violence experts want to change that. See Think Progress.