October 14, 2014 - 11:03 am
Since August 9, there has been a sharp divide between life before Michael Brown was killed and life after. The scab on the wound of racial injustice in the St. Louis region was ripped off, and we’ve all been confronted with the full scope of the infection.
January 25, 2012 - 6:21 pm
From the early 1900s up until the 1970’s, over 30 states had formal eugenics programs, that enforced compulsory sterilization of individuals deemed to be “unfit” and “promiscuous.” States sterilized people that were disabled, poor, people of color, and immigrants. North Carolina had a particularly aggressive program. Yet the silence from anti-choice groups on the issue is deafening.
July 20, 2011 - 6:21 pm
In Missouri, anti-choice Republicans opted to place the Missouri state government between doctors and their patients, and a Democratic Governor signed the bill into law. Reproductive justice activists must share our disappointment with the Governor and state legislators who voted for the abortion restriction bills.
April 19, 2011 - 9:22 am
A racist, anti-choice billboard has been placed in my city, in a neighborhood less than 20 minutes from my home. Yeah, it’s hard to put into words just how disgusted and insulted I am.
April 3, 2011 - 8:02 pm
SB65 ignores rigorous medical standards and replaces them with vague, ambiguous new standards in a deliberate attempt to undermine a physician’s judgment and create confusion.
February 2, 2011 - 8:18 pm
If the most dangerous place for a black baby is in a black woman’s womb, then how safe are black children in a black woman’s care?
January 18, 2011 - 8:01 pm
As more states debate legislation to protect pharmacists who refuse to fill prescriptions on “moral” grounds, many consumers may face debates, forced public disclosures or delay at the pharmacy counter.
October 28, 2010 - 11:01 pm
Montana House candidate Lindsay Love discusses how activism, gender, youth and reproductive health are affecting her state campaign.
October 17, 2010 - 6:55 pm
Life doesn’t stop when a person finds out they will have to have major surgery. It keeps churning on and all the things associated with preparing for surgery gets added to the weekly to-do list.
October 7, 2010 - 2:45 pm
That’s what choice is all about, having the ability to partner with a doctor to make decisions that are right for the individual. That doesn’t mean those decisions would be right for someone else, but that’s the point lots of people missed.