Dear Representative Trent Franks and other anti-choice politicians: Stop claiming you care about women and babies. You didn’t care about me when I was raped, and you don’t care about the suffering of American people. How dare you suggest otherwise.
In late February, California Sen. Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) introduced a bill in the state Senate that would allow nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and nurse midwives (CNMs) to provide first trimester aspiration abortion care. Sen. Kehoe withdrew the bill Friday because it lacked enough votes to pass a key legislative committee.
About 220 people “Walked for Choice” on Sunday July 31 in the beastly Maryland sun in support of Dr. Leroy Carhart. Spirits were high…
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The Obama Administration continues to claim that it supports the right of a woman to make her own decision about whether and when to have a child. But it turns out that the Administration only stands firm when that woman has economic resources.
The term “pro-choice” has very little meaning if we are only defending the choice for those who can afford it.
Silencing the voices of victims and restricting our access to abortion are both ways of maintaining a status quo in which our bodies are not our own.
Cong. Chris Smith and other (Democratic and Republican) co-sponsors of H.R.3 not only want to restrict your right to use private funds to pay for an abortion, but also want rape victims to prove they were raped “enough” to “deserve” abortions.
Most mature political actors accept that their policies have consequences. Why can’t anti-choicers accept that restricting abortion means more predators like Kermit Gosnell will get customers?
The 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade is a day to acknowledge the importance of safe, legal abortion care as an issue of justice for women. It’s also a time to recognize that barriers to this care still exist for far too many women in this country.