Healthcare

Biden Has Said That Abortion “Is Not a Choice and a Right.” Here’s Why This Matters

I don’t like the Democrats beating up on each other during primary season. I don’t like name-calling or nitpicking past positions. For the most part, I think Democrats should stick to positive campaigning during the primaries. Let us hear about their strengths, their vision, and their policy proposals. We’re bright enough to discern the differences …

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When abortion is outlawed, every pregnancy is a potential crime

On mothers day, I finished a detailed analysis of reproductive rights in the U.S. for my Berkeley Capstone. I reviewed the political and historical context, compared policy and outcomes of California and Alabama, and offered some solutions. I was utterly unprepared for my findings, and how little we know about where we are, how we …

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Tell your story but only if it’s safe. You’re not the asshole whisperer

This past week, amid the news of the abortion bans cascading state to state in America, my social media feeds filled with people telling their stories about abortion. Maybe yours, too? I read each one and left a supportive comment. The words they used made their abortion stories sound like confessions. Not because they would …

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State politics are boring? Well, that’s where Roe v. Wade is under attack

Stacey Abrams is the rightful governor of Georgia. The person who stole her election just signed a heartless “heartbeat” bill into law, cruelly restricting access to reproductive freedom for women in Georgia and violating Roe v. Wade. They know it, too. They’re violating it BY DESIGN. That’s the strategy of right-wing whackjobs in red legislatures …

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