War on Women: Republicans Block Senate ERA Vote; Tennessee Wants Teachers to Carry Guns; Mifepristone Is Still on the Market—For Now

U.S. patriarchal authoritarianism is on the rise, and democracy is on the decline. But day after day, we stay vigilant in our goals to dismantle patriarchy at every turn. The fight is far from over. We are watching, and we refuse to go back. This is the War on Women Report.

This month: Anorexia is on the rise for young girls; mifepristone remains on the market, for now; House Republicans bar trans athletes from participating in women’s and girls’ sports; the ERA was blocked in the Senate; North Dakota gets one of the strictest anti-abortion laws in the country; and more.

Florida’s Role in Providing Vital Abortion Access for the South Threatened by Six-Week Ban: ‘It’s Essentially Forced Pregnancy’

Last week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) quietly signed into law a bill that would ban most abortions in the state after six weeks, before most women even know they are pregnant.

Ms. spoke last week with Jamarah Amani, executive director of Southern Birth Justice Network and member of Black in Repro, a coalition of Black-led reproductive health groups and a part of Floridians for Reproductive Freedom. The organization advocates for equal and safe access to reproductive healthcare.

War on Women Report: World Athletics Bans Trans Women; Maternal Mortality on the Rise; E. Jean Carroll’s Rape Case Against Trump

U.S. patriarchal authoritarianism is on the rise, and democracy is on the decline. But day after day, we stay vigilant in our goals to dismantle patriarchy at every turn. The fight is far from over. We are watching, and we refuse to go back. This is the War on Women Report.

This month: The FDA is set to review the application for the first over-the-counter birth control pill; World Athletics voted to ban all trans women from elite athletics; Republicans have introduced bills that would bring homicides charges for abortion; and more.