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Portrait of an Anti-Abortion ‘Abolitionist’

Anti-abortion “abolitionists” like Jered Ragon believe the only way to end abortion is to convert the entire country to their version of Christianity, thereby making the very concept of abortion “unthinkable” to the masses.

Anti-abortion “abolitionists” believe the only way to end abortion is to convert the entire country to their version of Christianity, thereby making the very concept of abortion “unthinkable” to the masses.

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It’s Time for a Black Feminist to Head the NAACP

The right woman could help the NAACP ensure that reproductive rights, as well as voting rights and civil rights, are couched as human rights.

The right woman could help the NAACP ensure that reproductive rights, as well as voting rights and civil rights, are couched as human rights.

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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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Reproductive Justice Organizations Denounce Anti-Choice “Freedom Rides,” Plan Counter-Rally

Three Atlanta-based women of color organizations say that a billboard campaign in Atlanta lanched by anti-choice organizations, along with so-called “freedom rides” scheduled this summer are “no more than a ploy to turn back the clock on Black women’s right to reproductive freedom.”

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Pro-Woman Victory: Georgia Abortion Restriction Bill Defeated

Yesterday, SB 529, the so-called “OB/GYN Criminalization and Racial Discrimination Act,” died in the Rules Committee of the Georgia House of Representatives on the last day of Georgia’s legislative session.

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Live-Blogging NCRW’s “Reproductive Rights” Panel

I’m at the National Council for Research on  Women’s annual conference,  live-blogging the Thursday morning panel on reproductive rights.

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Women of Color Need Human Rights, Not Concessions

If we are really entering a new phase of abortion politics, we have to stop selling out poor people to appease opponents of women’s human rights.

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Live From SisterSong: Reproductive Justice For All

Youth leadership, global justice and sex-positivity are just some of the issues that power a broad-based reproductive justice movement envisioned and experienced at the Sistersong Conference.

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Live From SisterSong: Let’s Talk About Sex!

The SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective's second national conference started yesterday; Eesha Pandit shares highlights from the four-day reproductive justice bonanza.

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