Category: Law and Legislation

As Historic Climate Bill Heads to Biden’s Desk, Young Activists Demand More

WASHINGTON — For the septuagenarian lawmakers who wrote the historic climate bill that Congress passed on Friday, and the 79-year-old…

Five Decades in the Making: Why It Took Congress So Long to Act on Climate

WASHINGTON – In 1969, President Richard Nixon’s adviser Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote a memo describing a startling future. The increase…

Some Women ‘Self-Manage’ Abortions as Access Recedes

In states that have banned abortion, some women with unwanted pregnancies are pursuing an unconventional workaround: They are “self-managing” their…

Surprise Deal Would Be Most Ambitious Climate Action Undertaken by U.S.

WASHINGTON — The $369 billion climate and tax package forged in a surprise deal by Senate Democrats on Wednesday would…

After New Abortion Laws, Some Patients Have Trouble Obtaining Miscarriage Treatment

Last year, a 35-year-old woman named Amanda, who lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, had a miscarriage in the first…

How Inflation Upended Biden’s Climate Agenda

WASHINGTON — On the day after what was left of his legislative agenda to fight climate change appeared to crash…

Infertility Patients and Doctors Fear Abortion Bans Could Restrict I.V.F.

Anna Nibley Baker, a mother of four in Salt Lake City, is reasonably certain that she and her husband are…