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'Cowardly and Despicable': West Virginia Gov. Signs Abortion Ban Into Law

"Banning abortion behind closed doors, days after a nationwide abortion ban was introduced equals being scared of your constituents."

Julia Conley ·


Rebuking GOP Officials, Michigan Supreme Court Puts Abortion Rights Initiative on BallotjakeSep 9, 2022
Abortion rights advocates rally in Michigan
"A good day for democracy and the people of Michigan," said one campaigner.

'We Will Fight! We Will Win!': Nearly 200 Abortion Rights Defenders Arrested in DC

"If people don't see the rage," said one woman at the protest, "nothing changes."

Jon Queally ·


Right-Wing Justices Should Be Impeached for Lying Under Oath, Says Ocasio-Cortez

"We have a responsibility to protect our democracy," said the New York Democrat. "That includes holding those in power who violate the law accountable."

Kenny Stancil ·


Pressley Leads Call for Biden to Declare Public Health Emergency as Roe Ruling Looms

"In this unprecedented moment, we must act urgently as if lives depend on it because they do," said Rep. Ayanna Pressley and 19 other Democratic congresswomen.

Jake Johnson ·


Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, and More Vow Young People 'Will Not Back Down' on Abortion Rights

"Should the Supreme Court take away the constitutional right to safe, legal abortion, young people stand to lose the most," said Planned Parenthood Federation of America's Alexis McGill Johnson.

Jessica Corbett ·


Texas Gov. Abbott's Solution to Formula Shortage? Let Migrant Babies Starve

One ACLU attorney declared that every child, "regardless of whether Gov. Abbott and Border Patrol agents consider them 'our child' or not, deserves food and love."

Jessica Corbett ·


Gillibrand Goes Off: 'I Don't Think a Man in America Could Actually Imagine Not Having Control of His Body'

"I hope every human being in this country understands that when you take away a woman's right to make her decisions about her health and well-being, she is no longer a full citizen."

Brett Wilkins ·


California Bill Would Allow Citizens to Enforce Assault Weapon Ban

"If Texas can use a law to ban a woman's right to chose and to put her health at risk, we will use that same law to save lives and improve the health and safety of the people in the state of California," said Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Kenny Stancil ·


Fetal Personhood: Another Big Lie From the Christian Right

Make no mistake, the idea of fetal personhood was invented to strengthen and consolidate political and social power.

Rev. Dr. Rebecca Todd Peters ·

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