Report: LGBTQ content drove book banning efforts in 2023

(NEW YORK) -- The American Library Association released its annual list of the top 10 most targeted books of 2023 on Monday, the majority of which were challenges because of their LGBTQ content.“Gender Queer” by Maia Kobabe topped the list for the third year... Read More.

Biden administration pulls back from banning menthol cigarettes

(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is putting off its plan to ban menthol cigarettes until next March after an aggressive lobbying push by civil rights groups -- some sponsored by Big Tobacco -- who argued a ban would unfairly target Black smokers.The delay, acknowledged... Read More.

How Texas ruling banning mifepristone could impact abortion care

(WASHINGTON) -- Last week's decision from a federal judge in Texas has thrown access to a common abortion pill into limbo.In the ruling, Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk of the Northern District of Texas reversed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of mifepristone, potentially blocking... Read More.