Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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"The point is for there to really be a loss, that is, for this day to happen without us. ...It had to be something like this, radical and cutting, so that the loss for everyone would be seen, or rather the absence, the lack of our presence."

‘It’s bad for business:’ CEOs speak out against attacks on reproductive rights, abortion bans

"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."

#MeToo in Indian Country; ‘We don’t talk about this enough’

Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth.

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

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

The new states’ rights

The right to control women's bodies.

An outright reversal of Roe v. Wade isn’t all we should fear

There are many ways we can lose our rights. We need to fight them all.

Are we free to do what we want with our bodies?

Summing up, women and men should be free to do what they want with their bodies within reasonable limits.

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

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.

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

“It’s time to listen to women, not punish us for trying to make critical decisions about our own families and our own lives.”
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Alabama passes near total ban on abortion as part of ‘Stealth Campaign’ to overturn...

Architects behind the legislation want to use it to challenge Roe v. Wade, which recognizes the constitutional right to an abortion.

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Women power

NationofChange was founded by Board President, Donna Luca. We make women’s rights issues a priority, and we feature the voices of powerful women.

Alexandra Jacobo
Alexandra Jacobo is a progressive writer, activist, and mother who began her political involvement in earnest passing out blankets to occupiers in Zuccotti Park in 2011. She is concerned with educating the public and inspiring them to take action on progressive issues that promote positive change at home and abroad.
Emily Molli
Emily Molli is an internationally published photo and video journalist from Chicago where she wrote and produced videos as a regional correspondent for Xinhua News Agency. Her work has appeared in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the Guardian, and many more.
Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman is the host of "Democracy Now!," a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 900 stations in North America. She is the author of "Breaking the Sound Barrier," recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller.
Medea Benjamin
Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of the peace group CODEPINK and the human rights organization Global Exchange. She is the author of eight books, including Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control.
Rebecca Theodore
Rebeca Theodore is a syndicated op-ed columnist based in Washington, D.C. She writes on the platform of national security, politics and human rights.
Jessica Corbett
Jessica’s writing has been published by The Nation, In These Times, The Ithaca Voice, London’s Peace News, and Common Dreams. Her work in journalism primarily explores the intersection of politics, public health, and environmental policy. She also writes about human and civil rights, gender, and labor issues.