An analysis has found that states in the South disproportionately detain or require medical procedures on pregnant women, for the sake of their fetuses, especially women of color.
As more tornadoes rip through "Dixie Alley" in the American Southeast, people who live in manufactured housing find it difficult to withstand the storms and their aftermath.
Alyssa Milano's proposal was unpopular, but the practice of sex strikes goes back to the dawn of humanity.
The Alabama Senate on Tuesday voted in favor of a measure that would effectively ban abortion in the state. Here's a selection of Pacific Standard stories about recent challenges to abortion access.
Author Casey Cep discusses her new book about Harper Lee's unfinished manuscript detailing the alleged crimes of an Alabama preacher and the man who shot him.
Georgia's governor has also signed a six-week ban, giving the Supreme Court yet more opportunities to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The headline-grabbing wrongful death case over an aborted embryo taps into the "fetal personhood" movement that's currently gaining momentum.
SNAP has become more vulnerable under Trump. Alabama's law could test how far the administration is willing to go to destabilize the program.
A state of emergency has been declared in 35 counties in Florida.
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a 2016 law banning the procedure, which is the most common method of second-trimester abortion.
Super PACs dedicated to the country's top national politicians are spending the most in the Alabama special election.
With just two weeks left in the special election race, a retired colonel is looking to block Republican nominee Roy Moore from winning the Alabama senate race.
Mitch McConnell is the latest and most high-profile Republican to publicly denounce Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.
Gardendale can take over control of its two elementary schools from the Jefferson County district this fall for a three-year period.
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