Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will finally hear the landmark case determining women's rights to birth control pills and other reproductive health services without a co-pay under the Affordable Care Act. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood are the two major companies fighting against the mandate, claiming the contraceptive coverage mandate violates their religious liberty.
A new series of charts from Mother Jones illustrates the gender divide in newspaper obituary sections. "Big papers' lists of significant deaths in 2012 overwhelmingly feature men," MoJo reports. "So is the issue that notable women aren't dying—or that newspapers aren't reporting it?" The charts (two after the jump, the rest here) show that there are a lot of factors going on, and most of them point to longstanding sexism.
by Maria Elena Perez, National Latina Institute for Reprod