House GOP Approves Defense Bill That Restricts Abortion Access and Halts Diversity Initiatives

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. House on Friday approved a sweeping annual defense bill that provides an expected 5.2% pay raise for service members but strays from traditional military policy with political add-ons from Republicans to block abortion coverage, diversity initiatives at the Pentagon and transgender issues that deeply divided the chamber. Democrats voted against the … Read more

‘What Price Was My Father’s Life Worth?’ Right-Wing Doctors Are Still Peddling Dubious COVID Drugs

Julie Moore keeps an orange plastic bottle on her desk in Gas City, Indiana, with 14 round white pills. The other 21, she says, killed her father. Moore remembers laughing when she first heard on the news that people were taking ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug commonly used as a livestock dewormer, to treat COVID-19. She … Read more

Ahead of Texas Abortion Pill Ruling, Some Urge Biden Administration to Do More on Issue

Eight months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, the Biden administration is bracing for another ruling that could further restrict access to abortion across the country. Administration officials are preparing to respond to a ruling from a conservative federal judge in the Northern District of Texas that could restrict one type of abortion … Read more