By NANCY K. KAUFMAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR Forty-four years ago this month, the US Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade affirmed the right of women to seek an abortion without the threat of criminal prosecution. Today Donald Trump, his emerging administration, and the Congress elected with him pose the most drastic threat ever to the […]
CounterSpin interview with Destiny Lopez on abortion rights under Trump By Janine Jackson Janine Jackson interviewed Destiny Lopez about abortion rights under Donald Trump for the December 23, 2016, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Read more.
By Thom Hartmann Big Picture Interview: Ann Marie Benitez, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health/AllAboveAll. With Donald Trump’s inauguration just under two weeks away – reproductive groups are gearing up for a big fight to protect abortion access. Are Republicans playing with fire by pushing for a repeal of Roe v. Wade? Read more.
What to expect on Planned Parenthood, legal battles, and more in the Trump administration’s first year. By Emily Crockett Advocates for reproductive health and rights are bracing for a big fight as soon as Donald Trump takes office. Trump has promised to appoint “pro-life” justices to the Supreme Court who could overturn Roe v. Wade. His […]
By Katie Klabusich “Along with my colleagues Jan Schakowsky, Diana DeGette, and Louise Slaughter, I am looking forward to re-introducing the EACH Woman Act for the 115th Congress,” Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) told Rewire in an email. The incoming administration and Congress are arguably the most adamantly anti-reproductive health ever elected, having promised to reduce or […]
By NADYA AGRAWAL When I think about my New Year’s resolutions, I want them to be aspirational but also achievable — bite-size ways of improving my life month over month. I have the usual points on my list, like exercise more, eat healthier, save more money, and so on. But I have the overwhelming feeling […]
We won’t let Trump punish women – we will be BOLD! By: Destiny Lopez, Co-Director, All* Above All There has always been resistance in the face of hate and oppression. When the ugliness of Jim Crow arose across the American south, Black women and men resisted, fought back, and are still fighting for equality. When […]
By Teddy Wilson Destiny Lopez, co-director of All* Above All, told Rewire it will be critical to expose the Trump administration’s agenda to “shame and bully and punish poor women” as the organization mobilizes supporters to pressure members of Congress to stand against anti-choice measures. Read more.
Abortion Coverage Advocates Go After Trump with New Campaign: “We Will Be BOLD. We Won’t Be PUNISHED.”
All* Above All, led by young people and people of color, launches major organizing effort and six-figure ad campaign to counter Trump-Pence agenda WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the first day of 2017, All* Above All is rolling out a new campaign to call out extreme anti-abortion politicians who support the Hyde Amendment and other policies that […]
By GABRIELLE MOSS When it comes to choosing New Year’s resolutions, we usually default to the familiar. Every January tends to elicit the same old promises to start saving more money, sign up for a foreign language class, take up a new hobby, or learn to cook some recipes that don’t include the words “microwave […]