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Abortion restrictions

Infographic: Oregon is the only state without anti-choice laws

Remapping Debate has published a well-designed but absolutely terrifying graphic illustrating anti-choice legislation in all 50 states. Oregon is the only state that hasn’t passed any restrictions on Roe (supposedly allowed by the “undue burden” standard set by Planned Parenthood v. Casey). On the other end of the spectrum, Oklahoma has passed 22.

You can find a large, interactive version of the graphic here. 

Remapping Debate has published a well-designed but absolutely terrifying graphic illustrating anti-choice legislation in all 50 states. Oregon is the only state that hasn’t passed any restrictions on Roe (supposedly allowed by the “undue burden” standard set ...

Let’s get past that Salon headline about millennials

You know, this one:  “Do millennials care about abortion?”

I’m not a millennial (noooo, I’m part of Generation Catalano) but my answer would be duh. Yes. Millennials care. Young people care. And that has been the general outcry and response since Nancy Keenan’s comments a few years back about young feminists getting complacent on Roe. The subject was raised again in this week’s Salon article, and ate up a lot of social media juice. But that does a disservice to Irin Carmon‘s smart interview with Keenan, which covers politics past and present as Keenan reflects and prepares to retire as NARAL Pro-Choice America.

Particularly striking are her thoughts on complexity:

[Carmon:] When you say [abortion]‘s not black and ...

You know, this one:  “Do millennials care about abortion?”

I’m not a millennial (noooo, I’m part of Generation Catalano) but my answer would be duh. Yes. Millennials care. Young people care. And that has been the ...