Oklahoma Republican Wants to End a Prenatal Program So Undocumented Parents Can't Use It 

Earlier this week, Oklahoma Republican state senator Paul Scott proposed legislation that would eliminate a program that provides prenatal healthcare services to low-income pregnant Oklahomans. His reason? He’s upset that pregnant undocumented people are able to use the program. Sounds like a nice guy.

A 7-Year-Old Child Died of Septic Shock and Dehydration After Being Detained by Border Patrol [Updated]

A 7-year-old girl from Guatemala has died while in the custody of Customs and Border Patrol officials, after being detained last week close to the U.S.-Mexico border. The young girl, who reportedly had not had anything to drink or eat for days before being in CBP custody, died of septic shock, fever, and dehydration.

Appeals Court Upholds Injunction Against Trump's Birth Control Coverage Exemptions

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that will prevent businesses and nonprofits from denying birth control coverage on the basis of a religious or moral objection, but has limited the scope of the order to include only the five states—California, Maryland, Delaware, New York, and Virginia—that sued to block…

Members of Congress Will No Longer Be Able to Use Public Money to Pay for Sexual Harassment Settlements

On Wednesday, members of the House and Senate ended their months-long battle over whose bill to combat pervasive sexual harassment in Congress is better, by agreeing to a plan that reshapes how Congress handles harassment claims. As the Washington Post reported, one of the big changes is that members of Congress will…

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