Posts Tagged Roe v. Wade

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“Pregnant? Don’t Want To Be? Call Jane.”

This fall, Elisabeth Moss signed on to star in a movie about the underground abortion service Jane. There are, in fact, at least three films currently in the works about this legendary network that was once known as “the best kept secret” in Chicago.

This fall, Elisabeth Moss signed on to star in a movie about the underground abortion service Jane. There are, in fact, at least three films currently in the works about this legendary network that was once known as “the ...

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Sorry Gov. Kasich, No Cookies: Ohio’s 20-Week Abortion Ban Is Still Unconstitutional

Gov John. Kasich on Wednesday signed a bill into law that would ban abortions 20-weeks after conception: a reprehensible and clearly unconstitutional move designed to blatantly flout Supreme Court precedent.

Gov John. Kasich on Wednesday signed a bill into law that would ban abortions 20-weeks after conception: a reprehensible and clearly unconstitutional move designed to blatantly flout Supreme Court precedent.

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Oklahoma Legislature Passes Bill Making Performing an Abortion a Felony Crime

While many other state legislatures do their best to make abortion technically legal but utterly inaccessible, dishonestly couching their anti-choice restrictions in the rhetoric of “protecting women’s health” and attempting to walk right up to the line of what’s unconstitutional, Oklahoma isn’t pretending anymore. 

While many other state legislatures do their best to make abortion technically legal but utterly inaccessible, dishonestly couching their anti-choice restrictions in the rhetoric of “protecting women’s health” and attempting to walk right up to the line of what’s unconstitutional, Oklahoma isn’t pretending ...

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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: The Women of the Supreme Court

As you likely know, the Supreme Court heard opening arguments this week in the most important abortion case in decades. For a recap of the day’s proceedings, I recommend Dahlia Lithwick’s account of the three women justices — Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan — “pounding on Texas’ solicitor general for passing abortion regulations that have no plausible health purpose and also seem pretty stupid.”

As you likely know, the Supreme Court heard opening arguments this week in the most important abortion case in decades. For a recap of the day’s proceedings, I recommend Dahlia Lithwick’s account ...

The notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg on men’s rights, Hobby Lobby, and the ‘dream’ reproductive freedom case

Last night I made small talk with a friend as I sipped red wine and munched on a piece of raw radish plucked from an elaborate vegetable tray behind me. We were standing in a room full of mostly women, and we were waiting for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to arrive. It was the 30th anniversary celebration of the International Women’s Health Coalition, a great organization that promotes and protects the sexual and reproductive rights and health of women and young people — particularly adolescent girls — in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. (I would know — I used to work there.)

But the mood in the room was more anticipatory than celebratory. One woman looked over ...

Last night I made small talk with a friend as I sipped red wine and munched on a piece of raw radish plucked from an elaborate vegetable tray behind me. We were standing in a room ...

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