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The Sound of Silence: Where Is the Anti-Choice Outcry Over North Carolina’s Forced Sterilization of Women of Color?

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.

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A Woman with a Plan: The Real Story of Margaret Sanger

Her opponents have smeared her as a racist and classist, but Sanger devoted her life to fighting for equal access to reproductive choice.

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Oakland Mayor, Community Leaders Applaud Removal of Racist, Anti-Choice Billboards

The mayor of Oakland and reproductive justice leaders from the surrounding communities are applauding success in having racist, anti-choice billboards removed from their city.

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Chicago Abortion Fund and African American Leaders Criticize Racist Anti-choice Billboard Campaign

The Chicago Abortion Fund is leading the effort to oppose anti-choice efforts to target black and low-income neighborhoods on the south side of Chicago.

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Chicago Abortion Fund and African American Leaders Criticize Racist Anti-choice Billboard Campaign

Reproductive justice leaders continue to speak out against the racist anti-choice billboard campaigns being launched around the country.  The Chicago Abortion Fund is leading the effort to oppose anti-choice efforts to target black and low-income neighborhoods on the south side of Chicago.

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Worse Than Slavery? Group Claims Black Women’s Private Health Decisions Make Slavery Seem “Overly Generous”

Where’s the billboard that points out the failure to educate black children, the increasing achievement gap, and the increasing poverty rates and isolation of black children?

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Dangerous Distortions: Anti-Choice Fascists and Third World Allies

On a recent Los Angeles talk radio show Louisiana state legislator John LaBruzzo lamented the “massacre” of millions of “baby women” by abortion. In this fascist’s warped mind abortion infringes on the civil rights of fetuses.

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Billboards Targeting Latinas Exposes Cynical Motives of Conservative Funders

As the newest campaign aimed at Latinas shows, it’s likely more a case of racial opportunism, and any race will do, if it means advancing a conservative social agend.

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The Racist Billboads Are Coming for You

New billboard targets latinas with anti-abortion messages. And if you don’t speak out about this racist propaganda, they will target you next.

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The Crocodile Tears of Anti-Choice Billboarders

Anti-choice billboarders never discuss why abortions are needed; the lack of access to quality health care, sex ed and contraception; or even the jobs needed to help young women care for the families they already have.  

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