By Bryce Covert on February 6, 2014
The state, which hasn't gone for a Democratic president in nearly 20 years, looks poised to be the next to protect pregnant workers.
By Bryce Covert on January 31, 2014
Most women work while pregnant, but their employers aren't giving them what they need to stay on the job.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 23, 2014
Marlise Munoz, the brain dead woman whose pregnancy is now 22 weeks along, is carrying a fetus that's "distinctly abnormal."
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By Bryce Covert on January 21, 2014
Gov. Chris Christie (R) signed a bill barring discrimination against pregnant workers and ensuring reasonable accommodations so they can stay on the job.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 17, 2014
Marlise Muñoz's family now has proof that she's deceased under Texas law.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 14, 2014
New research suggests that seeing the cautionary tales on "16 & Pregnant" helps dissuade teens from getting pregnant. But tackling this area of sexual health isn't that simple.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 10, 2014
Incidentally, Mississippi has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the nation.
The state law that's being used to justify keeping Marlise Munoz on life support may not apply to people who are already dead.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 5, 2014
Marlise Muñoz's family says she never would have wanted to be kept alive by a machine. But a Texas law is preventing them from fulfilling her wishes.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 19, 2013
The move is a sobering reminder that the U.S. lags far behind other wealthy nations when it comes to ensuring healthy mothers and babies.