FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | FEBRUARY 7, 2022
The winter issue of Ms., on newsstands February 22, delves deep into the current state of abortion access and rights in America: January 22 marked the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, but in a few short months, the U.S. faces the likelihood the Supreme Court will overturn Roe, endangering abortion access nationwide.
In the winter issue:
- A series in collaboration with the Brennan Center for Justice examines the profound connections between abortion rights and the state of our democracy — and how we can’t have one without the other.
- Along with rising rates of abortion bans across the country comes rising animus from the antiabortion movement — a sentiment that too often turns into violence. Our new issue goes deep on a profoundly American form of terrorism — violence at the abortion clinic.
- We launch a revival of a historic Ms. campaign that brought national attention when it first ran in 1972. WE HAVE HAD ABORTIONS — a bold petition in which 53 well-known U.S. women declared that they had undergone abortions — despite laws in most states rendering the procedure illegal. Ms. calls on women to speak out again.
- And, Ms. reminds readers that women still do not have full constitutional equality without the Equal Rights Amendment. Since the ERA has been ratified, now what?
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About Ms. Magazine: Co-founded by Gloria Steinem in 1972 and published by the Feminist Majority Foundation since 2001, Ms. magazine has been a trusted, popular source for feminist news and information in print and online for 50 years. Ms.’s time-honored traditions of an emphasis on in-depth investigative reporting and feminist political analysis have never been more relevant, bringing a new generation of writers and readers together to share news, analysis, research and strategies for fighting back and moving forward, and for shaping a better future.