Five Black female state lawmakers in Florida walked out of a house debate over a law requiring doctors to insult women of color seeking abortions by asking them if there’s a race-based reason for doing so.
Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.
One hospital worker’s story reflects a larger truth: low-wage workers are especially vulnerable to employment discrimination.
Last week brought a mixed bag of decisions for reproductive justice advocates.
The problem is also rampant in food processing plants, where often “a male supervisor will just walk down the line and run his hand along [female workers'] buttock,” according to an attorney.
If the Florida House is in session, it must mean Van Zant is ready with his “Florida for Life Act.”
If state judicial elections continue to be a big-money game, reproductive health and social justice could lose big.
Gasp! Ten dollars off on a clinic visit? Say it ain’t so!
With a slew of judicial races to watch, voters showed they have little tolerance for overtly politicizing the bench.
Voters refused to agree to a constitutional change that would have enshrined a ban on abortion coverage and reduced a woman or girl’s right to privacy.