Tag Archives: Reproductive Rights

Alabama’s admitting privileges law was struck down, but it’s still terrifying to be an abortion provider

TweetOn Monday, an Alabama district court blocked the admitting privileges law that would have closed three out of the state’s five abortion clinics. Coming right on the heels of the court smackdown of Mississippi’s similar law, the decision is another heartening blow to the anti-choice strategy of regulating clinics out of existence. The judge was crystal clear: ”If [...]
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“I’m having an abortion on Saturday.”

TweetJenny Kutner got an abortion this past Saturday and wrote a thoughtful piece the day before exploring her feelings leading up to the procedure.  Tweet
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#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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