Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: reproductive rights

Ask for Jane: Meet the underground feminist group that provided abortions...

“Ask for Jane.” Those were the magic words that provided thousands of women access to safe abortions before the landmark Roe v. Wade.

Atlanta prosecutors say they won’t prosecute women under Georgia’s newest abortion...

“As a matter of law (as opposed to politics) this office will not be prosecuting any women under the new law as long as I’m district attorney.”

‘We’re still going to be making sure people have access to...

CounterSpin interview with Jill Heaviside and Oriaku Njoku on reproductive rights assaults.

The war on women is still on

In Trumpistan, legislative attempts to ban abortion are a blatant sign that women are under attack.

With abortion, we’re more than empowered warriors or fragile survivors

Celebrating only “strong” women and nonbinary people doesn’t advance the cause of feminism or gender equality.

‘Worst-of-its-kind:’ Alabama abortion ban could punish providers with 99 years in...

“It’s time to listen to women, not punish us for trying to make critical decisions about our own families and our own lives.”

Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion

The support for pro-abortion rights legislation won't fade away and activists will continue to push for the passing of such a bill to happen one day soon.

How Roe v. Wade advanced women’s lives beyond reproductive health

Americans shouldn’t forget the role that Roe v. Wade played in advancing the lives of women.

Federal judge rules in favor of women on birth control

“This is just the first step, but today is a critical victory for millions of women and families and for the rule of law.”

What reproductive rights advocates can learn from Texas (yes, Texas)

How folks in conservative states are responding – and have been responding for years – to infringements on their civil rights.

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Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

Texas judge convicted of bribery and obstruction

“No one – especially a judge – is above the law.”

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.