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Women’s March on Washington Toolkit

Are you going BOLD this weekend at one of the many Women’s Marches and other FIERCE events across the country? We want to help you show your commitment to lifting abortion coverage bans! Check out the resources below! Sample Social Media Tell your friends and followers that you’re marching for abortion coverage using the sample […]

Women Are Already Being Punished for Having Abortions

By Janine Jackson, CounterSpin | Interview    Janine Jackson: Women’s reproductive rights, never universally comfortably secure, are in clear and present danger under a Trump administration. But much media coverage of abortion has been marked by a static pro/con framing that presents it as, above all, a political football, rather than a question of women’s fundamental human […]

Abortion Restrictions Can Be Very Harmful, Research Shows

Let Texas be a warning to the rest of us.  By Brittney McNamara  A recent report by the Guttmacher Institute found the abortion rate dropped to a historic low in 2014. Subsequently, a report from NARAL Pro-Choice America found that the overall state of abortion in the country is classified as “restricted,” meaning even though federal […]

The majority of America is now pro-choice

How did that happen? By: Maureen Shaw As we approach the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion nationwide, more Americans than ever before oppose overturning it — a clear rebuttal of President-elect Trump’s anti-Roe position. Recent research from the Pew Research Center indicates that 69 percent of Americans — or 7 in […]

Reproductive justice takes on the Trump-Pence agenda

By Sue Davis Organizing for the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21 has been deep and massive. As of this writing, over 150 “partners” are listed on womensmarch.com. Local marches are planned in multiple cities in 48 states and 26 countries. There is at least one march on every continent, with many in Europe […]

Trump, abortion and women’s health

 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 […]