In states like Kansas and Oklahoma the fight for reproductive justice is raging, and making progress.
A reproductive justice framework is critical—but it’s not the same thing as “pro-choice.”
A unanimous state Supreme Court overturns a finding of child abuse based solely on pre-natal drug exposure and provides a well-reasoned opinion why these kinds of abuse prosecutions hurt vulnerable families.
This year marks the 15th Anniversary of V-day and the 40th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade. So I thought it would be appropriate to draw a connection between the silenced stories of the 1 in 3 women worldwide who have experienced physical and sexual violence and the silenced stories of 1 in 3 women in the United States who will have an abortion in their lifetime.
The federal government may be moving forward with the birth control benefit, but the real action in reproductive rights remains in the states.
The meaning of “choice” here in Michigan—as in many other states in the country—has eroded a great deal since that day 40 years ago when the Roe decision was handed down. How did we end up here? And more importantly, how do we move forward?
Public health officials tell the court women will still find abortion care should the state’s only clinic close but can’t identify anyone who can provide that care.
The following full text of the New York City Council Committee on Women’s Issues’ Resolution 1635-A.
This resolution epitomizes the kind of bold, forward-thinking action that cities and municipalities across the country can and do take to meet the real needs of women and families.
We are privileged to live in a state where we have Medicaid coverage of abortion, but we know that is not enough.