The vice president is spearheading a mission aimed at easing tensions between the U.S. and Israeli governments.
By Nahal Toosi, Politico.com | 4/30/15
The White House is testing out a new ambassador to Israel. His name is Joe Biden.
Molly Redden | Fri May 1, 2015, Mother Jones
For women seeking an abortion, 2015 is shaping up to be the year of the long wait.
Since the beginning of the year, six states have proposed or passed laws that would require a woman to wait days before she has an abortion—laws that critics say place an especially harsh burden on poor and rural women.
Laura Bassett | Huffington Post, 4/21/2015
House Republicans advanced a measure on Tuesday that would reverse a Washington, D.C., law preventing employers from being able to fire individuals based on their personal reproductive health decisions.
By Jeff Guo, The Washington Post | April 1. 2015
On Tuesday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence held a press conference defending the aims of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of Indiana, a controversial measure the legislature passed and he signed into law last week.
Those, at least, are facts that everybody can agree on. Just about everything else in the discussion surrounding the law seems to be up for debate.
April 2, 2015 | Guttmacher Institutue
April 2, 2015
On the eve of Passover, the President has announced an historic agreement. The U.S., the United Kingdon, France, Germany, China, Russia, and the Islamic Republic of Iran have announced a preliminary framework regarding Iran's nuclear program. We hip that this will lead to greater security for Israel and her neighbors in the Middle East.
JAC will keep you updated on the progress of the agreement status over the next few months.
Read the parameters for the agreement at the link below
Anti-choice lawmakers in state legislatures nationwide have continued a steady crackdown on abortion rights in 2015, while also introducing some never before seen kinds of legislation that would restrict reproductive health care in radical and sometimes unforeseen ways.
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by CAP Action War Room \ March 30, 2015
Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) signed a law last Thursday that further enables discrimination against gay and lesbian people in the state. The so-called “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” or RFRA, uses the guise of protecting religious liberty to enable private citizens and organizations to deny services to others if they claim that their religious views are “substantially burdened.”
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