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This Is How We Help

A former youth social worker reckons with her involvement in an institution that often does irreparable harm to the children it is supposed to help.

Activists Welcome DOJ Crackdown on HIV Criminalization Laws

Late last year, the U.S. Department of Justice warned the state of Tennessee that its “aggravated prostitution” statute—which makes it a felony to engage in sex work while HIV positive—violates the Americans with Disabilities Act. Activists hope the measure shows how the government can use the ADA to fight ableism around the nation.

This photo is a close-up of Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Brutinel. He is wearing a dark suit.

Arizona Supreme Court Weighs Near-Total Abortion Ban

A representative for Arizona’s “unborn infants” says the state should enforce a Civil War-era ban on almost all abortions. Planned Parenthood says a newer, 15-week abortion ban should be the law instead. The Republican-stacked Arizona Supreme Court will decide.