Women’s Law Project
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law mandating a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the new federal mandate that some of its affiliates allow their employees to get birth control coverage in their health insurance.
A group of Mennonite cabinetmakers based near Morgantown, Pa., has filed a lawsuit challenging the same birth control mandate temporarily blocked by US Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor.
“Her employer terminated her, saying she turned into ‘a different person,’ ” said Raynelle Staley of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations.
With more and more women becoming the primary breadwinner in their families, it is important to know how the workplace is addressing issues of the family, like pregnancy.
“This is a long overdue decision,” says Carol Tracey, executive director of the Women’s Law Project in Philadelphia.
A new law in Pennsylvania will allow experts to testify at trial about the impact of sex abuse.
A measure introduced by US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) is intended to combat the problem of sexual violence on college campuses.
Despite financial challenges, there was an overall jump of 39,000-plus participants in high school athletics last year from the previous school year.