Repro Justice 202: DC Statehood and You
All the battles for justice we’re fighting are deeply interconnected. While the District of Columbia becoming a state would mean the U.S. Senate gains two additional members, there are other benefits of statehood that are less known, but vitally important from the lens of reproductive justice.
- Jade Hurley, Communications Manager, DC Abortion Fund
- Bri McGowan, Co-Director for Women Who Code DC and Delicious Democracy
From police accountability, to maternal health, to abortion access and funding, there’s a lot at stake when it comes to D.C. statehood. It’s an issue of basic democracy, and it impacts all of us.