Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: women’s reproductive rights

‘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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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”