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Amid Existential Threat to Reproductive Rights, Congress Urged to Act

"It's the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and if we don't fight like hell it could very well be the last," said one campaigner, who called on U.S. lawmakers to pass the Women's Health Protection Act.

Brett Wilkins ·


Yes, It's Easier to Get Birth Control Than It Was In the 1970s—But Women Still Need Abortion Care

"Expanding access will require definitive new federal and state action, including implementing policies that guarantee better healthcare access."

Emily M. Godfrey, M.D. ·


Black Mississippi State Senators Stage Walkout as Critical Race Theory Ban Passed

"We cannot continue to stumble into the future backwards," said one Black senator who taught for 33 years. "That's what this bill does."

Brett Wilkins ·


Is This the End of Roe V Wade and Abortion Rights in the US?

The 49th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on reproductive rights is this Saturday, 22 January. It’s likely to be its last.

Chrissy Stroop ·


The Contempt of the Gorsuch Family

Neil sees no reason to encumber his very attractive appearance with a mask even though CDC suggestions clearly suggest that wearing a mask in those circumstances would be appropriate.

Christopher Brauchli ·


Massachusetts Needs Medicare for All

In the United States, we spend $6,000 more per person for healthcare than other developed nations. Even with that price tag, the current system puts nearly all life-saving and health-producing care out of financial reach.

Dr. Tami Gouveia ·


Democracy 'On the Line' Says Bowman After Protest Arrest

"I will not stand by and I will not stay quiet while the fate of our democracy continues to hang loosely by a thread that the Senate is hellbent on tearing apart."

Julia Conley ·


Global Wealth Inequality Is Deadly

A graduated wealth tax on people with $5 million or more would raise $2.5 trillion annually.

Amy Goodman ·


The Supreme Court Deals Another Body Blow to Women in Texas

"This case is a disaster for the rule of law and a grave disservice to women in Texas."

Aron Solomon ·


First Stop for Cuellar After FBI Raid? An Anti-Choice Event

"Despite being under an FBI investigation," said progressive primary challenger Jessica Cisneros, the congressman from Texas "has once again proven that nothing can stop him from opposing our reproductive rights and freedoms."

Brett Wilkins ·

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