While we are only just beginning to scratch the surface of the kinds of horrors that banning abortion will create in the U.S., our neighbors in Latin America have understood this reality for years. We cannot afford to ignore the wins and the lessons learned from our neighbors and friends around the globe as we embark on the long road ahead to rebuild power and restore our right to abortion in the U.S.
Once our votes are suppressed, state legislators’ power to enact a harmful, violently conservative agenda, banning abortion entirely and enforcing strict and harmful gender roles, will only grow.
On the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and on the heels of a record-breaking year for abortion bans, state legislators on SiX’s Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council are speaking out on what this Roe anniversary means to them.
State legislators on the front lines of abortion ban battles met women who have been imprisoned as a result of El Salvador’s total abortion ban.