What began in 2012 as a movement of a few hundred fast-food workers demanding decent pay reached a climax yesterday, with both Democratic presidential front-runners tweeting their support for the #FightFor15 protesters who marched in 400 cities, according to some estimates.
It’s time to rethink the fundamental idea that states do not have the power to ban abortions prior to viability, the State of Arkansas argues.
Our goal is to refocus the dialogue about Black women’s reproductive health decisions back to the real conditions of our lives. Conditions which, if unmet, leave us vulnerable in many instances, with abortion as a choice we have been forced into.
A new free, downloadable book explains the changes in Colorado law, and it emphasizes that certain practices, such as using a formula to set bail based on types of crimes, are flat-out unconstitutional.
As explained in Tim Wise’s new book, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America, class inequality is a nationwide problem—and it is getting worse every year.
A recent Wall Street Journal article accuses the American left of being hypocritical by advocating for Black Lives Matter while failing to address racial inequities in U.S. abortion rates. This claim is a deliberate attempt to justify the deterioration of reproductive rights for women in the United States under the guise of racial justice.
With 15 million children facing hunger, our nation is failing miserably on this front.
As we move closer to the election, we must remember to continue calling out these attacks for what they are: a political rallying cry for an extremist agenda.
The 2015 U.S. Trans Survey will build on the data collected by the 2011 National Transgender Discrimination Survey to provide a “360-degree view of trans lives.”
I know firsthand that for many people, poverty is often related to a lack of access to basic health care, including abortion. This growing burden, carried primarily by poor people, is a blind spot for many legislatures and courts around the country.