Tag Archives: Reproductive Rights

The Feministing Five: Gloria Malone

TweetTo put it simply, Gloria Malone is a rockstar. Since 2011 she has used her blog Teen Mom NYC to build an online community to help empower peer pregnant and parenting teens across the country. Throughout Gloria’s writing, whether it’s a quick post about resources for parenting teen or an op-ed in The New York Times, her [...]
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Watch a video of a woman getting an abortion

Tweet EMILY’S ABORTION VIDEO from Emily Letts on Vimeo. Emily Letts is just a twenty-something lady who accidentally got pregnant and became one of the third of American women who have an abortion. But Letts is also an abortion counselor, and she decided she wanted to use her own procedure to help demystify the experience for [...]
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“For Tennessee lawmakers, punishing pregnant women is more important than protecting fetal life.”

TweetAs I mentioned yesterday, Tennessee has officially become the first state in the country to criminalize drug use during pregnancy. The new law, which was signed by the Governor yesterday despite the best efforts of reproductive justice advocates, holds pregnant people criminally liable for harm caused to their fetuses or newborns.  Tweet
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Google is cracking down on deceptive crisis pregnancy center ads

TweetThis is great news: Google is removing Web search ads for some “crisis pregnancy centers,” after an investigation by NARAL Pro-Choice America found evidence that the ads violate Google’s policy against deceptive advertising. “We have no problem with crisis pregnancy centers advertising online; we have no problem with their existing,” said Illyse Hogue, president of [...]
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Mississippi’s lone abortion clinic goes to court today

TweetToday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing arguments against the Mississippi law that would shut down the only remaining abortion clinic in the state. You’ll remember that the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic has been fighting to stay open since 2012 when the state passed a TRAP law requiring all abortion providers [...]
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