Tag Archives: Reproductive Rights

Tennessee could become the first state to criminalize pregnancy

TweetLast week Tennessee passed legislation that would make drug use during a pregnancy a criminal offense. If the governor doesn’t veto it, the state would be allowed to investigate every miscarriage, stillbirth, and baby born with birth defects to try to determine if drugs played a role, turning any pregnant person into a potential suspect. We’ve [...]
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Missouri lawmaker compares getting an abortion to buying a new car or re-carpeting

TweetThe Missouri legislature is considering an ultrasound bill that would triple the waiting period before having an abortion in the state to a whopping 72 hours. During a hearing the other day, the bill’s sponsor Rep. Chuck Gatschenberger made his case by drawing on his personal experience with an unintended pregnancy buying a new car and [...]
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Your Daily Poem: Lauren Zuniga

TweetEd. note: For National Poetry Month, we’re highlighting one feminist poem each day in April. See the whole series here. Your poem of the day is “To the Oklahoma Lawmakers” by Lauren Zuniga. Stay for the patriarchy-busting shoulder shrug at the end. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Sex education in Mississippi is abysmal. In Texas, the return of the back-alley abortion. The three men convicted in the gang rape of the Mumbai photojournalist have been sentenced to death. Where are the stories about female war veterans? Young black musicians changing the face of classical music. Tweet
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CLPP 2014: Young Activists Gettin’ It Done!

TweetEd note: This is a guest post by Zoë Boyle and Jennifer Su, CLPP Lead Student Organizers pictured below.  Almost a year ago, TIME magazine published a now notorious cover story by Joel Stein accusing millennials of being the “Me Me Me!” generation. Describing us as lazy, selfish, and glued to our iPhones, the article painted [...]
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