WASHINGTON - JANUARY 22:  Pro-choice advocates participate in protest in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building January 22, 2010 in Washington, DC. Activists from across the nation gathered to commemorate the 37th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which decriminalized abortion in all fifty states.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

No Bernie, There’s No Economic Justice Without Abortion Access

On Thursday, Senator Bernie Sanders flew to Nebraska to campaign for Health Mello, a Democrat running for Mayor of Omaha. The stop is part of Bernie’s “Unity Tour” with Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez — the beginning of a national effort to rebuild and unite Democrats around a shared vision for the party’s future.

College students and abortion rights activists hold signs during a rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Austin, Texas. The demonstrators are urging an easing of strict limits on abortion that prompted massive protests but were overwhelmingly approved last session. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas’ SB25 Co-Opts Disability Rights to Restrict Autonomy, And I’m Not Buying It

This month, the Texas state legislature advanced an anti-abortion bill that co-opts disability rights to further restricts a patient’s right to choose. The law is awful, but the issue is complicated by the fact that it’s not just people from the conservative right who have used disability rights as a political football – the abortion rights movement has done this, too.

This month, the Texas state legislature advanced an anti-abortion bill that co-opts disability rights to further restricts a patient’s right to choose. The law is awful, but the issue is complicated by the fact that it’s not just ...

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