Tag Archives: Reproductive Justice

Watch: Maddow reports on reproductive health care access in the Rio Grande Valley

Tweet In this must-watch segment, Rachel Maddow reports on the terrible situation in Texas’s far south Rio Grand Valley thanks to the state’s devastating cuts to reproductive health care.  Tweet
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South Dakota legislators openly discriminate against Asian immigrants to pass sex-selective abortion ban

TweetSouth Dakota Representative Stace Nelson, a Republican running for U.S. Senate, apparently thinks it is totally ok to openly discriminate against Asian immigrants. Tweet
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Support this campaign to challenge the narratives around parenting and addiction

TweetThe reproductive justice organization Young Women United, which recently helped defeat the 20-week abortion ban proposed in Albuquerque, is launching a new public education campaign around pregnancy and addiction. They’ve launched an Indiegogo campaign to fundraise for a short documentary video to “shift the ways we understand substance use and addiction in our communities.” Women who are substance using and pregnant at [...]
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Think American abortion politics are bad? Millions of people have it worse

Tweet Very few countries in the Americas share the United States’ relatively liberal abortion laws. Say what you will about the GOP infringing on our reproductive rights, but we have things pretty good in comparison to a lot of our American neighbors. Of the 34 countries in Latin America, 18 allow abortion in cases other than the [...]
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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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