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‘Freedom Riders’ and Evolving Pro-Choice Protests

Clinic escorts outside a Planned Parenthood facility.

The Freedom Rides are a powerful symbol, but we—and Stop Patriarchy, which began an “Abortion Rights Freedom Ride” on July 30—should think deeply about what they mean in conversation with the history of abortion rights.

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Alveda King’s Dangerous PayDay Loan

This past weekend the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took the stage and tried to sell this nation a payday loan as the payment solution on that check her uncle spoke of 47 years ago.

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Glenn Beck, Alveda King, and Reproductive Rights

Even if you just wanted Glenn Beck and his over-publicized rally to go away, please take a minute to read what African American clergy, and civil rights and women’s health leaders have to say. It’s important.

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Anti-Choice “Freedom Rides” Seek to Curtail Freedom

A legacy of the Civil Rights movement is the struggle for rights and access without fear of violence.  But those who oppose abortion rights are not fighting for anything; rather they are fighting against women’s freedom.

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