The U. S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law Monday that imposed unnecessary restrictions on facilities and clinicians at reproductive health clinics and blocked access to abortion for women across the state.
June 28 news: Supreme Court protects abortion access, screening for suicide risk, Zika funding slows in the Senate
Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.
The Nation’s Health (Storify): Supreme Court case on abortion access could affect public health nationwide
On March 2, hundreds of public health advocates gathered outside the Supreme Court to support the plaintiffs in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.
This week, APHA filed a brief stating that Texas abortion regulations do not promote health and safety — and that the U.S. Supreme Court should review a case that calls the limits into question.
Center for Reproductive Rights President Nancy Northup discusses efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, abortion laws and the importance of Title X.
The Supreme Court ruled to block the EPA's toxic air standard stating that the EPA did not consider costs before planning its implementation. Read on to learn about the impacts this could have on health.
APHA cheers the court's decision to allow same-sex couples across the entire nation benefits of marriage equal to opposite-sex couples, including health benefits.
Marriage equality is a public health issue, APHA and Whitman-Walker Health wrote in an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court this week.
Check out the top 10 #DontTakeMyCare tweets in a Twitter chat on the U.S. Supreme Court Case, King v. Burwell.
Last week, APHA, the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University and 19 deans from schools of public health and public health programs signed onto an amicus brief outlying the significance of King v. Burwell.
In a webinar last week APHA and the National Health Law Program, or NHeLP, detailed Hobby Lobby's impact on public health.
Yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled to weaken federal funding mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Then the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Richmond, Va., ruled the opposite.