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Race, Class, and Rights in Mississippi: How A Reproductive Justice Campaign Can Save the Pill and Save the Vote

In Mississippi, two ballot initiatives threaten the health and lives of women across the state, and the disenfranchisement of the largest bloc of voters in the state. A campaign based on a reproductive justice model can defeat both.

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Grassroots Opposition Grows to Mississippi’s Prop 26, the Egg-as-Person Initiative

Unlikely allies from both sides of the traditional “abortion” debate have come together in opposition to Prop 26, Mississippi’s egg-as-person initiative.

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Reproductive Justice and Latino Heritage Month 2011: The Work of Harmony Santana

A series for Latino Heritage Month which will highlight Latin@s who impact the reproductive justice movement in various ways.

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Huckabee Keynote for Personhood Mississippi Event

The former Governor and presidential candidate will headline an anti-choice fundraiser.

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Two More Victories against Inhumane Treatment of Imprisoned Women

Two victories in one day: A federal jury in Tennessee affirms that shackling during labor violates women’s rights, and the Virginia Department of Corrections announces that it will no longer engage in the practice.

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The Triumph Over Racist Billboards in Oakland: We Did It Together

On behalf of all of us who have worked on the campaign to remove the racist, anti-choice billboards in Oakland, I want to say thank you for all you did. There’s more work to do, but the billboards are gone. And we did it together.

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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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What Women Deserve

Video and transcript of Sonya Renee Taylor performing her poem “What Women Deserve.”

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Response to WaPo’s On Faith: The Morality of Abortion and the Need for Reproductive Justice

Abortion is morally defensible because women are the best arbiters of whether or not they are ready to bear a child, not because it is a way for society to prevent the births of babies perceived as undesirable. 

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The Disastrous Effects of Immigration Policy on Women’s Lives

Policies ostensibly put in place to combat illegal immigration have proven particularly detrimental to immigrant women’s access to reproductive justice.

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