Members of my community shared stories of how, for no reason other than their sexuality or gender, they were forced to leave their job.
Instead of making valid points about the consequences of fetal personhood laws, the Times editorial board weaponized Becker’s past drug use to advance misinformation and perpetuate stigma.
This is not a question of intellectual interest, or a concern for the value of fetal life. It’s a disregard for women and survivors and a patently cruel framing of the trauma that rape, and pregnancies resulting from rape, can have on people.
North Carolina’s 2019 legislative session closed with uncertainty about the fate of Medicaid expansion in the state, along with the fate of the millions of taxpayer dollars that don’t belong in the hands of fake clinics.
The combination of anti-vaccine and anti-abortion rhetoric makes sense: Both ignore science and spread potentially dangerous misinformation.
Collection of people’s menstrual cycles by anti-abortion state officials as well as anti-abortion organizations is not only a gross overreach, but is also dangerous.
Homelessness is a public health issue, and unhoused people - particularly those who resided in Tent City - deserve to be treated with dignity, compassion and respect.
Intersectionality Threatens the Anti-Abortion Movement Because It Challenges White Men’s Ill-Gotten Power
Beyond misunderstanding intersectional feminism, it’s clear that “pro-life” leaders are fanning the flames of gender panic, racial dog whistles, and Christian fundamentalism to shore up their base.
Participants at the Columbia event spoke about the things that mattered to them when deciding if and when to start a family.
It is imperative that people are able to decide for themselves if and when to start a family, which is why birth control access is a vital component of Reproaction’s mission to advance reproductive justice.
So much of what we celebrate in Roe is the right to personal liberty and privacy, and Wisconsin’s Act 292 restricts those rights by mandating an investigative response by the state to private dialogue between healthcare providers and patients.