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.
The Texas Latina’s arrest, which took place in the middle of a doctor’s visit, is about so much more than immigration policy.
A complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination accuses Mutual of Omaha of denying long-term care insurance to a man taking HIV medications.
As women, the LGBTQ community, and Latinos gain political and consumer power, Coors and its competitors have scrambled to target these groups. But the family behind the company continues to pump millions of dollars into powerful anti-choice, anti-immigrant organizations.
A clinic outside of Houston reportedly called the Harris County Sheriff’s office to arrest a woman suspected of presenting a fake ID to access reproductive health-care services.
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.
A recent case in California highlights the ongoing threat that widespread Catholic-affiliated hospitals potentially pose to reproductive health care.
If we truly want to improve pregnancy rates and health outcomes of low-income women and women of color, we need to provide both family planning resources and comprehensive sexual health education in communities and to stop the criminalization of women of color’s pregnancies.
SisterSong and our partners and allies are committed to trusting Black women, telling the truth about our lives, and demanding that decision makers either stand with us or get out of the way.