Liberal Cities Are Not Immune to Mounting Attacks on Abortion Rights

An anti-abortion group that masquerades as progressive in an attempt to gain a following in liberal cities suddenly surged into mainstream news headlines this spring after the Washington Metro Police Department recovered five fetuses from the apartment of anti-abortion activist Lauren Handy. Read in Truthout.

A Fight to Defend Abortion in Brooklyn: Clinic Defense and New York City for Abortion Rights

Brooklyn, NY – When a group of Catholic anti-abortion extremists began protesting outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Brooklyn, a local pro-choice organization called New York City for Abortion Rights (NYCFAR) took to the streets and waged a grassroots campaign to defend open access to abortion without harassment. After months of clinic defense and a … Read more

NYT Letter: A Serious Threat to Reproductive Rights

To the Editor: Re “I Refused to Vote for Trump, but I’m Grateful for His Court Picks,” by Erika Bachiochi (Opinion guest essay, Dec. 9): Ms. Bachiochi’s argument rests on a false dilemma: that we can either expand abortion access or build a robust safety net to support pregnant and parenting people. The reproductive justice … Read more

HOW DO WE WAGE A NEW FIGHT FOR ABORTION?

Nine unelected people are deciding whether to overturn the legal basis for abortion, which is already in shreds. They might chicken out and “just” shred it even further. Either way, something fundamental to our bodily autonomy is gone, gone, gone.  For millions in this country, forced birth is the default, if they don’t have the … Read more

There’s No Such Thing as “Pro-Life” Feminism

The anti-abortion movement has been appropriating social justice language in an attempt to reach new audiences. Their misogyny will only flourish unless we make it clear that abortion is not just about choice, but class struggle. Read in Rampant.