Tag Archives: Reproductive Justice

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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Empty Words: The Supreme Court’s unequal view of speech

Tweet  #106909642 / gettyimages.com Today, another Supreme Court ruling with far-reaching implications for the rights of women in this country in the much-touted Hobby Lobby case will be decided. Last week’s ruling in McCullen v. Coakley striking down the 35 foot buffer zones in front of Massachusetts abortion clinics on First Amendment grounds, however, should [...]
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McCullen: A view from a thousand feet

TweetAbortion clinics are a dangerous place for staffers and patients. As Vicki Saporta told the Huffington Post,”[s]ince 1977, there have been 8 murders, 17 attempted murders, 42 bombings, 181 arsons, and thousands of incidents of criminal activities.” You wouldn’t know that, though, from yesterday’s Supreme Court decision McCullen v. Coakley. Maya wrote yesterday that the dangerous, disappointing [...]
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Songs in the key of choice: Pop music and reproductive justice

TweetEd. note: This radio segment is hosted by Making Contact’s producer, Jasmine Lopez. It is part of a joint reporting project on reproductive rights in pop culture that includes Feministing, Bitch Media, and Making Contact. This work is part of a Media Consortium collaboration made possible in part by a grant from the Voqal Fund. Read the other stories in the series here [...]
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Feministing Follow Friday: End Abortion Stigma, Vol. II

Tweet Last week, inspired by Obvious Child, we put together a list of activists, organizers, and projects working to end abortion stigma. Here are five more to follow. Tweet
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