Tag Archives: Reproductive Justice

Defeat of Albuquerque abortion ban shows GOP is screwed when it comes to Latin@ vote

Tweet Late last month, voters in Albuquerque New Mexico voted down a municipal ballot measure that would have banned late-term abortions without exception (including incest, fetal abnormalities, rape or threat to the woman’s health). Voter turnout on that day was impressively high for a special election in which parts of the city were voting on nothing but [...]
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Gynecologists who treat men risk losing board certification

TweetIn a surprisingly regressive move, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology has declared that OB/GYNs must only treat women if they plan on keeping board certification. Tweet
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Mario Batali cooks AND respects our personal decisions!

Tweet  Warning! Swooning may occur. Celebrity chef Mario Batali clapped back at hostile tweeters challenging his support of pro-choice organizations. Tweet
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Report finds Latinas face human rights violations in Texas

TweetThe Texas legislature has made a name for itself as a foe of reproductive justice. The state has passed, then struck down, then reinstated some of the most draconian laws designed to prevent people from accessing abortion care. Of course, these tend to be low-income people of color, immigrants, and otherwise marginalized people. Tweet
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Cutting off the supply of abortions won’t alter demand

TweetBut that doesn’t mean Republicans aren’t trying their best to cut off both. At The Prospect, friend of the blog Amelia Thomson-Deveaux has a piece about how, despite concerted efforts to cut off the supply of abortions, demand remains unchanged. Thomson-Deveaux gets to the heart of the matter, which is that anti-choice advocates have a [...]
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