Lawsuit: Woman fired for refusing to undergo an abortion

Jul 18, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

In a lawsuit, a Virginia woman is claiming that she was fired from her job as a waitress because she refused to abort her pregnancy. The alleged father is the restaurant owner’s son.

Today in 1964: SCOTUS rules against closing schools to stop integration

May 25, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On May 25, 1964, the Supreme Court ruled on Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, holding that a county may not close all public schools to stop school integration.

Is Virginia’s new pre-abortion ultrasound requirement constitutional?

Mar 9, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

Earlier this week, Virginia added a new legal requirement that women seeking abortions must undergo an ultrasound examination first. Is this constitutional?