Bradlee Dean, the controversial heavy metal rocker from Minnesota, filed suit Wednesday in D.C. Superior Court alleging he was defamed by reporting from The Minnesota Independent — a sister site of The Florida Independent — and MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow and her show.
A national reproductive health advocacy organization for Latinas has stood behind the Institute of Medicine's decision to include birth control services in its list of preventative care measures.
In recent months we’ve become well aware of how U.S. House Republicans are trying to decimate services of vital importance to women. Don’t take your eyes off your local statehouse, though: There, legislators have pushed the war on women equally far, cracking down on reproductive rights and cutting funding for education and health programs that largely benefit women and children.
Good morning, and welcome back to the grind. Here's a six-pack of news items that may have fallen through the cracks over the weekend.