Hiltzik: A transgender sanctuary law under attack

In 2022, when legislation outlawing gender-affirming medical treatments erupted in mostly red-state legislatures across the land, California enacted a law creating a sanctuary for those whose treatments were blocked by…

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Hiltzik: Anti-abortionists attack a federal emergency medical mandate

Here’s how the legal departments of two hospitals, legislators in two states and even the Supreme Court turned a pregnancy emergency for Mylissa Farmer into a life-threatening nightmare. Farmer, 41,…

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Hiltzik: A pointless proxy fight at Disney

Now that the smoke has cleared from the most expensive proxy fight in corporate history — the $600-million battle between investor Nelson Peltz and the management of the Walt Disney…

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Hiltzik: Would you invest in Trump’s Truth Social?

The headline Trump news on Friday was that investors in Truth Social, his money-losing social media platform, voted to take it public at a valuation that could net the former…

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