roe v wade

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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What you need to know about the recent abortion bans

You’re not crazy if you increasingly feel like we are all living in a flashback episode of The Handmaid’s Tale. You know– when the Hulu series shows what it was like before the fictional evil Christian fundamentalist regime completely overthrows the U.S. government and June is still living her normal-ish life, yet we see brief …

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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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