Civil Rights & Social Justice
Democratic governors call on Biden to use federal facilities for abortion access
Some congressional Democrats have also urged Biden to allow abortion clinics to operate on federal lands in states that restrict access to the procedure.
Casey, senators press Justice Dept. for answers on web access for disabled people | Friday Coffee
The federal government is supposed to file biennial reports on its web accessibility efforts. The last one was a decade ago.
Celebrate Title IX’s anniversary, but keep working to fulfill its promise | Fletcher McClellan
Title IX advocates connect the skills and confidence women acquire in athletics to later professional success.
Biden says he supports filibuster exception for abortion rights legislation
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday said he supports an exception to the U.S. Senate filibuster in order to enshrine Roe v. Wade in federal law, after the Supreme Court last week struck down the case that established abortion as a constitutional right. “I believe we have to codify Roe v. Wade in the law, […]
N.J. set to become haven for out-of-staters seeking abortions
Bill would ban extradition of anyone seeking or providing abortions in N.J.
House adopts resolution to investigate Philly DA Krasner over objections of city lawmakers
Over the fiery objections of Philadelphia lawmakers, the state House adopted a resolution to investigate Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
Roe’s reversal has healthcare implications for LGBTQ community
'This is the biggest change I have seen in terms how we talk about abortion access and this means we are imagining a new and gender-expansive vision for abortion care,' La’Tasha Mayes said.
The U.S. has a long and shameful history of treating women like property | Michael Coard
Free white women's bodies have it bad in the U.S. History shows that enslaved Black girls' bodies had it worse.
With Roe headed to the states, every vote this fall matters | Monday Morning Coffee
Speaking for a tyrannical minority, the Supreme Court widened the cracks in our national foundation.
What the Supreme Court’s abortion decision means for reproductive health | Analysis
The overturning of Roe will affect the lives of millions of people who can become pregnant.
State courts, under 50 different constitutions, will now decide who can get an abortion | Analysis
State-level litigation, as well as legislation, will shape reproductive rights now that Roe is eliminated.
Urban League of Philadelphia gets $350K for housing program
Whether you want to be a first time homebuyer or are facing eviction because of a job loss due to the pandemic, the Urban League of Philadelphia’s housing counseling program can help.