Human Rights

HHS Puts Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ On Family Planning Funds

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday issued what critics have dubbed a “gag rule” barring health care providers from giving abortion referrals if they get funding from a federal program meant to boost low-income communities’ access to family planning services…

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Justices Won’t Hear Arguments In Citizenship Question Case

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear oral arguments over evidentiary disputes in a case related to the Trump administration’s inclusion of a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census, according to a Friday docket entry…

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Johns Hopkins, Others Lose Bid To Kill Syphilis Study Suit

Johns Hopkins University, Bristol-Meyers Squibb Co. and the Rockefeller Foundation, accused of participating in controversial syphilis experiments in Guatemala during the 1940s and 1950s, failed to show that their status as corporations protects them from liability under the Alien Tort Statute, a Maryland federal judge said Thursday…

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