Reproductive Rights

NorCal Catholic Hospital To Allow Tubal Ligation After Lawsuit ThreatA threat of a lawsuit has led to an about-face by a Catholic-affiliated hospital in Northern California which had refused to perform a sterilization procedure on a woman as requested by her doctor, citing religious principles.
Audit To Investigate Sterilizations Of Women In California PrisonsCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday approved an audit of the state's prison health care system, after a recent investigative report revealed hundreds of female inmates were forcibly sterilized.