Tag Archives: Reproductive Rights

#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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Court rules that law that would shut down Mississippi’s sole abortion clinic is unconstitutional

Tweet In the latest salvo in the battle to keep Mississippi’s only abortion clinic open, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the law designed to shut it down is unconstitutional. “Pre-viability, a woman has the constitutional right to end her pregnancy by abortion. H.B. 1390 effectively extinguishes that right within Mississippi’s borders,” the [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: Counter-protesting anti-choice protestors

TweetSaturday Chores chronicles the adventures of “a pro-choice husband/wife team from Raleigh, N.C.” as they spend Saturday mornings counter-protesting anti-choice clinic protestors–oh, sorry, I mean, “sidewalk counselors“–by holding up funny signs. Like so: Somehow there’s nothing like a sign about turtles to deflate all that self-righteous anti-abortion doom-and-gloom. Check out more of my favorite signs after [...]
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Legal abortion rate in Texas dropped 13 percent after new anti-choice restrictions

Tweet   That’s according to a new study on the impact of the anti-choice restrictions that have now forced 46 percent of Texas’ legal abortion providers to close. As we already know, the omnibus law passed last year–which also placed stricter restrictions on medication abortions and banned the procedure after 20 weeks–has dealt a disastrous blow to abortion access. [...]
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Laughing to the polls

Tweet Last Tuesday, I attended the launch of the Lady Parts Justice campaign, a newly designed rapid response reproductive rights messaging hub centering around comedy to mobilize women voters to the polls for local, state and national elections. Some weeks ago, LPJ asked women from across the country to send their stories on abortion to share. [...]
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