If the law before the Supreme Court is allowed to stand, Louisiana will become the seventh state in the U.S. left with only one abortion provider—as a best-case scenario—and anti-abortion politicians across the country will be emboldened to pass more restrictions, leading to more clinic closures and pushing abortion access entirely out of reach for many women.
No one should be considered “pro-life” that does not care for a child’s well-being or that of their family.
“Sticks and stones,” we’re told. What’s worse, we’re frequently faced with the suggestion that perhaps we might have “misunderstood” what a boy said, or met with the idea that he “didn’t mean it that way.”
Facebook had announced that it would ban “praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism”—but the platform is still profiting off of hate.
Women have entered medical school in nearly equal numbers to men for the last 20 years, with women under the age of 35 accounting for 60 percent of physicians in this country. These numbers sound promising, but the numbers do not tell the whole story.
Conservatives say they enact abortion restrictions to protect
women’s health—but we’re not buying it.
In the current political moment, abortion deserves more than a quick-fire round of responses—and many other critical issues deserve more air time, too.
The announcement that the Supreme Court is taking up June Medical Services v. Gee proves two things about the new ultra-conservative Court bench: that it has an utter disregard for any sort of standing legal precedent, and that it clearly views itself as yet another partisan body rather than an independent branch of the government. Both spell disaster for the future right to bodily autonomy of those who are able to get pregnant in the South.
As we begin to navigate our escape as a country, it is helpful to understand Trump and his tactics for what they are: tactics of a perpetrator.
As we reflect upon the two year anniversary of the #MeToo movement and the one year anniversary of the Kavanagh hearings, it is time for us to deepen our collective understanding of the wide-ranging economic and emotional consequences of sexual harassment—and recognize that when women are held back, we all suffer the consequences.