politics

Millions of parents will get an extra $300 per child this month. Here’s how they’ll spend it.

The child tax credit will extend to approximately 39 million American families

A GOP congressman called paid family leave a ‘perk.’ This congresswoman fired back.

The United States lags behind the rest of the industrialized world on paid family leave

The Hyde Amendment and abortion: Why it’s in the news and what you need to know

Here’s more on the history of the amendment, what it does, and what activists on both sides have to say about it

For this 24-year-old, fighting for Palestinian rights is ‘the most core part of my identity’

Lea Kayali is one of many Palestinian women continuing a long-held tradition of fighting for liberation

There has never been an antiabortion law like the one just passed in Texas

The state is seen as a ‘testing ground’ for new kinds of antiabortion bills

This 17-year-old needs an abortion in Texas. First, she has to make her case in court.

Texas requires minors to get parental consent, but her parents are antiabortion

This case might bring down Roe v. Wade. Here’s what could happen.

Advocates on both sides say it’s unprecedented

Bee Nguyen helped Democrats win Georgia. Her next goal: Becoming the state’s top elections official.

Nguyen announced her candidacy for Georgia secretary of state on May 4, becoming the first major Democrat to enter the 2022 race

States passed 28 antiabortion restrictions in 4 days. Here’s what to know about the surge in legislation.

The volume of bills being proposed is historic

After 100 days, how have Biden’s policies helped American women?

We asked policy experts to evaluate the president’s performance