More than 50 US companies, including the online review service Yelp, clothing maker Patagonia and ride-hailing app Lyft, have signed on to a statement opposing a new Texas law that bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.
"Restricting access to comprehensive reproductive care, including abortion, threatens the health, independence, and economic stability of our workers and customers," said the statement circulated by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, American Civil Liberties Union and other groups.
"Simply put, policies that restrict reproductive health care go against our values and are bad for business," the statement added.
Other companies signing on included ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's, cosmetics and skin care company The BoRead More »
Friday, 8 September 2017 : Cases of the Zika virus have decline steeply across the Americas since 2016. The public health emergency over Zika in Brazil – the epicentre of the 2015 outbreak and the country hit hardest by the virus – came to an end in May. The number …Read More »