We sit down with NARAL's Mini Timmaraju
Women-founded startups are making a comeback
In 2012, Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old married dentist, appeared at Ireland’s University Hospital Galway in pain. She was 17 weeks pregnant and miscarrying. According to Dr. Halappanavar’s husband, hospital staff said that there was no saving the pregnancy, but they refused to intercede because her fetus still had a heartbeat. She was told her only option was to wait.
Now, Mississippi’s attorney general is defending the constitutionality of her state’s law banning most abortions after 15 weeks. Earlier this year Lynn Fitch appointed Solicitor General Scott G. Stewart, who on Wednesday will make the state’s case to the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch had been on the Supreme Court a little more than a year when he threw Native Americans a line in a century-old battle over fish.
Philadelphia Reaches $2 Million Settlement with Catholic Foster-Care Agency
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The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia’s four-year legal battle with a Catholic foster care agency over its refusal to work with same-sex parents officially ended quietly this fall with the city agreeing to pay $2 million in legal fees and to renew the agency’s contract.
We continue interviewing some of the most important thought leaders as we cover the chaos in Afghanistan and its impact on women.Read More »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Bill Cosby’s release from prison and the future of the #MeToo movement, as well as transgender athletes and the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. We have links to the full interviews with our experts, Joanna Harper and Donna Lopiano on transgender athletes.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is former Maryland US Representative Donna Edwards, Independent Women’s Voices’ Senior Policy Analyst Patrice Onwuka, Professor Lara Brown of George Washington University, and Washington Examiner Commentary Writer Tiana Lowe.Read More »
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