More posters, more harassment at the only public abortion clinic in Mississippi as Jackson Women’s Health Organization runs out of options.
Lawyers are back in federal court challenging Mississippi’s law that requires all abortion providers also have hospital privileges after hospitals refuse to grant those privileges.
Natural disasters tend to make low income and poor people—the majority of whom are women—even more vulnerable to physical assault as well as to greater economic challenges in the years that follow.
Vote. Too many people still hope you won’t.
Almost every hospital has responded, and all are saying “no.”
Under a new law requiring Mississippi schools to choose either an abstinence-plus or an abstinence-only policy, 71 schools chose the broader policy. This is progress, even for Mississippi.
The state legislature may not have been able to shut down Jackson Women’s Health Organization with its new law yet, but it has already had an effect on their financial well being.
Rachel Maddow discusses the resurfacing argument that rape victims cannot get pregnant– one that is easily and frequently disproved– as being a reasoning device for politicians who wish to completely outlaw abortion without feeling immoral.
This week all eyes turned to the Delhi Charter School, which rescinded a policy that grossly discriminated against female students. This situation underscores how ineffective we are at supporting pregnant and parenting teens.
New poll finds African Americans and Latinos support broad access to contraception and sex education; Mississippi school districts overwhelmingly choose failed sex ed.