Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: women’s reproductive rights

Abortion bans are part of GOP plan to disempower working class:...

"The loss of abortion rights means the loss of economic security, independence, and mobility for millions of people."

‘This was not a surprise:’ How the pro-choice movement lost the...

Joshua Prager, author of “The Family Roe,” discusses the 50-year battle over abortion rights and the strategic decisions that led us here.

‘Five-alarm fire’: Anger, resolve as thousands rally nationwide for reproductive rights

"Beyond protests, we will need mass meetings to plan next steps for the movement including direct action and even strikes."

New Hampshire abortion ban to go into effect January 1st

“To be clear, an abortion ban is dangerous. It’s the first abortion ban in modern New Hampshire history.”

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

#FreeBrittney and all Saudi women too!

If any woman can relate to Brittney’s struggle to free herself from her father’s rule, it is Saudi women’s rights activist Samar Badawi.

‘It’s bad for business:’ CEOs speak out against attacks on reproductive...

"As anti-choice politicians are escalating attacks on these fundamental freedoms we encourage the entire business community to join us in protecting access to reproductive healthcare in the critical months and years to come."

The new states’ rights

The right to control women's bodies.

New abortion law in Georgia criminalizes abortion after six weeks. Women...

"Bans like this have always been blocked by courts. We will be suing Georgia to make sure this law has the same fate."

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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

Can humanity repair its relationship with nature? Weaving Earth Education Center offers a promising...

This all-ages education center reminds us that “we are a part of this earth, not apart from it.”

Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.