Oregon Joins States Safeguarding Reproductive Rights as Trump Takes Office

January 20, 2017

Oregon joins others states, such as Minnesota, Colorado, Massachusetts, and New York, where Democratic lawmakers are advancing bills to make insurance coverage of free contraception mandatory.

As Hyde Amendment Turns 40, Poll Shows Support for Its Repeal

September 30, 2016

It’s been 40 years to the day since Congress first passed the so-called Hyde Amendment that bars federal funding for abortion services, and it’s also the first year that any presidential candidate-in this case, Hillary…

2016 Battleground Poll Shows Support for Lifting Hyde

September 15, 2016

From August 25 to 31, 2016, Hart Research Associates conducted a telephone survey among registered voters in 11 battleground states, including oversamples of voters age 18 to 34, African Americans, and Hispanics. This memo presents the key…

“A step in a long staircase toward equal access to freedom”: Supreme Court’s abortion ruling a small victory in a neverending fight

September 8, 2016
Move to End Violence Blog

At the end of June, I attended the VONA Voices of Nation Writer’s Workshop at the University of Miami. VONA/Voices is the only multi-genre workshop for writers of color in the nation. It’s goal is…

Why I’m Still Infuriated About Abortion Access in Texas

July 30, 2016

This week’s Supreme Court decision overturning abortion restrictions in Texas is the strongest victory for abortion rights since Roe v. Wade, because it claws out the eyes of the kinds of laws that have been dismantling abortion access…

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