Tag Archives: Reproductive Justice

New report calls on US to address racial discrimination in health care system

Tweet The Center for Reproductive Rights, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, and SisterSong have collaborated on a disturbing new report on racial discrimination in health care in the US, particularly around the maternal health of Black women in the South and immigrants’ access to reproductive health care. The two main takeaways: Black women nationwide [...]
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#KnowYourHistory: Women of color have been moving beyond “pro-choice” for decades

TweetOn Tuesday, the New York Times published a feature on reproductive health advocates moving away from the language of “choice.” An important and interesting topic, the potentially illuminating piece instead served to obscure the history of the move away from choice language, completely erasing women of color’s crucial role in developing the reproductive justice framework that [...]
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“It’s hard for them to accept that I do abortions because I’m a Christian.”

TweetEsquire has a wonderful profile of Dr. Willie Parker, one of the two doctors who flies in from out-of-state to work at Mississippi’s sole embattled abortion clinic. Parker, whose decision to become an abortion provider is deeply rooted in his Christian faith, quit his obstetrics practice to do the procedures full-time after Dr. Tiller was assassinated [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBurn the pink jerseys: The NFL’s violence against women problem. On our way to Gilead. On the anti-contraception nurse who sued a family health clinic for refusing to hire her. Get ready for Backlash Book Club! In shift, NYC is quickly settling big civil rights suits. How to shave half your head. Tweet
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Chart of the Day: Fewer state abortion restrictions were passed in the first half of 2014

TweetBut it’s hardly time to break out the champagne. While this year is looking better than the last few, according to Guttmacher’s new numbers on state anti-choice laws, abortion access is still under attack in the states. So far this year, 13 states have adopted 21 new anti-choice laws–which is about half the number that had been [...]
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