Roberts Court Could Act This Week on Marriage Equality Request

“On Monday, attorneys for the State of Virginia asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay a federal appeals court decision striking down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage and also urged the Court to take up the fundamental question of whether or not states can ban same-sex marriages, ‘as quickly as possible.’”

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tacoorbeerchallenge:

Eat a taco. Drink a beer. Donate money to an abortion fund.

(via protego-et-servio)

Two California Universities Move to Drop Insurance Coverage of Abortion

“Starting next year, at least two universities in California will deny faculty, staff, and administrators seeking abortions coverage of the procedure, unless California state officials decide that the move violates state law.”

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It’s Not Just Ferguson: Austin’s Problem With Police Brutality

RH Reality Check spoke with Lenzi Sheible, president of Fund Texas Women—a nonprofit that assists women with the costs of obtaining abortion care—about research she conducted into police killings in her home town of Austin, Texas, a place normally seen as politically and socially progressive.”

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The Key to Culture Change Is Coming Straight From the Heart

"More and more, research is finding that long-term attitude and behavior change doesn’t come from our heads, it comes from opening our hearts, acknowledging hurt, and being in touch with our own vulnerability.”

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted on Coercion, Bribery Charges

“An Austin grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on felony corruption charges on Friday after the Republican withheld $7.5 million in two years of funding for a county integrity unit that investigates government misdeeds and fraud.”

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BREAKING: Cincinnati Abortion Provider Will Have to Shut Down, Judge Rules

“A Hamilton County judge ruled Friday that the Lebanon Road Surgery Center abortion clinic, also known as the Women’s Med Center of Cincinnati, Ohio, will have to shut down in five days unless it appeals the decision.”

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