In the midst of a partial government shutdown, retiring Republican representative Bob Goodlatte used one of his final days in office to block a law addressing a horrifying problem: the disturbingly high number of missing and murdered Native American women in the U.S.
Author: Michele Sleighel
Measure for Measure
Crucial state ballot measures are another important reason for feminists to show up at the polls this fall.
A New Front Line in Mississippi’s Fight for Reproductive Justice
Activists are paving the way for an abortion-friendly future for Mississippi with a scholarship fund for future providers.
Pro-Choice Activists Kept Toledo’s Only Abortion Clinic Open
An Ohio abortion clinic that was dangerously close to ceasing services will continue providing abortions thanks to activist pressure—including efforts by Ms. co-founder Gloria Steinem.
Challenging Anti-Abortion Junk Science, One Billboard at a Time
A network of independent abortion providers are pushing back on the latest string of anti-abortion rhetoric in a big way.
The First Anti-Abortion Extremist To Murder An Abortion Provider Has Been Denied Parole
On Wednesday, a review board in Florida denied parole to convicted murderer Michael Griffin, who fatally shot Dr. David Gunn outside of a Pensacola clinic in 1993.
Illinois Just Expanded Government-Funded Abortion Access
His decision marks the first time in over two decades that a state has voluntarily provided Medicaid-funded abortion care for low-income and disabled women.
Kentucky’s Only Abortion Clinic is Up Against Hundreds of Protestors This Month
Kentucky’s only abortion clinic is once again under siege by anti-abortion extremist group Operation Save America—and feminists are fighting back.
Q&A: Lizz Winstead on the Lady Parts Justice Comedy Tour “Exposing Sexist Sh*t Heads”
Ms. caught up with Winstead while she was on the road with the Vagical Mystery Tour to talk comedy, abortion access and reproductive justice in the face of aggressive anti-choice protestors.
This Clinic—And Its Community—Won’t Back Down
Cleveland’s only abortion providing clinic was vandalized repeatedly over a three week time span last month, resulting in a surge of support from the both the city and the reproductive justice community.