Judge orders FDA to make Plan B morning after pill available to females of all ages

A Brooklyn judge on Friday reversed the FDA's 2011 decision to limit the Plan B pill's availability to women 17 and older.

NY judge makes morning-after pill available to all

The Food and Drug Administration must make emergency contraceptives available to girls of all ages within 30 days, a federal judge has ruled, saying the agency's decisions regarding the so-called morning-after pill were "arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable.

Huge win for morning-after pill; judge lifts age restriction

A federal judge's ruling Friday morning ordering the FDA to lift restrictions on the morning-after pill — making it available over the counter to females of all ages — was a victory for several Gainesville women who were plaintiffs in the case.

Homeland Security Tracked Occupy Wall Street 'Peaceful Activist Demonstrations'

A Department of Homeland Security division produced daily briefings on "peaceful activist demonstrations" during the height of the Occupy Wall Street protests, documents released Tuesday revealed.

As It Spied on Occupy Wall Street, Department of Homeland Security Fixated on Media Coverage

The documents show that DHS, the sprawling Federal agency ostensibly created to combat terrorism after the September 11 attacks, routinely spies on peaceful First Amendment activities and required daily briefing on the extent of media attention being given to Occupy Wall Street activities.

National Women’s Liberation – Press Packet

A PDF collection of news clippings on the NWL's years of organizing and actions related to morning-after pill availability.

Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Challenge to Inauguration Protest Regulations

With less than a week until the presidential inauguration, a Washington federal judge handed a win yesterday to a group of activists challenging regulations that set aside certain spaces along the parade route exclusively for the Presidential Inaugural Committee. Although the ruling is a victory for the group, it's unlikely to affect this year's parade.

The irony of joint FBI/private sector OWS policing

There is some dark irony that an FBI program specifically dedicated to the partnership between the FBI, DHS and the private sector monitored the protests, providing information and tips to corporate partners on interacting with and combating Occupy groups.

Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy

The crackdown was not just coordinated at the level of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, and local police – it was coordinated with the big banks themselves.

Secret Docs Reveal "Counterterrorism" Monitoring of OWS From Its Earliest Days

Once-secret documents reveal the FBI monitored Occupy Wall Street from its earliest days and treated the nonviolent movement as a potential terrorist threat. Internal government records show Occupy was treated as a potential threat when organizing first began in August of 2011. Counterterrorism agents were used to track Occupy activities, despite the internal acknowledgment that the movement opposed violent tactics.