Reproductive rights advocates are moving forward energized by the abortion rights movement’s heartening victory this week in Kansas, which signaled that – despite what right-wing forces have claimed – masses of Americans are solidly in favor of bodily autonomy. Read in Truthout.
A Planned Parenthood clinic in Lower Manhattan has become a magnet for anti-choice activists who don’t want to stop with Roe’s repeal. Read in The Indypendent.
As reproductive rights organizers have long anticipated — and as a leaked memo all but confirmed last month — the Supreme Court has ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Read in Truthout.
Last month’s leak of a Supreme Court draft ruling rendered the longstanding fears of abortion rights activists a veritable certainty: Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that established a federal right to abortion in the United States, is under dire and imminent threat. Read in Truthout.
On this show, we’re joined by a NYC for Abortion Rights organizer to discuss self-managed abortion and the landscape of abortion access now. We take live calls from the WBAI audience about abortion. Listen at Revolutions Per Minute.
On May 2nd, a leaked memo confirmed what reproductive rights organizers have been sounding the alarm about for years: the overturn of Roe v. Wade. Read in Spectre.
In a recent essay on the state of abortion and reproductive justice organizing, Arielle Angel bemoans a depressingly tame rally held at Foley Square the day after the leak of the Supreme Court memo, offering up a “fantasy in which leftists and liberals band together to suspend business as usual. Clinic defense, yes, but also, … Read more
The likely demise of Roe v. Wade is a crushing blow for abortion rights. And Democrats won’t save us — we need to fight back with a mass movement in the streets that boldly pushes for reproductive justice. Read in Jacobin.
According to a memo leaked to Politico yesterday, the Supreme Court has privately voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey — the first draft majority opinion in the modern history of the court to be disclosed publicly while a case was still pending. The draft opinion, purportedly written by Justice Samuel … Read more
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.