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Highlighting Why Congress Must Codify Roe, OK Gov. Holds Ceremony for New Anti-Choice Laws

"We urgently need Congress to pass a federal law to protect abortion access nationwide: The Women's Health Protection Act."

Jessica Corbett ·


This Republican Party of Anti-Democratic Vigilantes Is an Existential Threat

If the Democrats are not able to pass both a substantial Democratic "infrastructure" bill and a very substantial voting rights bill, it is quite likely that the entire country will soon be Texas.

Jeffrey C. Isaac ·


Progressive Caucus Warns Lawsuits Not Enough to Stop GOP Assault on Abortion Rights

"This is a nationwide crisis that requires a nationwide solution, and Congress must also do its part... This is a fight we cannot and must not lose."

Jake Johnson ·


'Game-Changer': Biden DOJ Applauded for Suing Texas Over New Abortion Ban

"Thank you, President Biden and the Department of Justice, for joining this fight with us to protect Texans from this dangerous, unjust, and unconstitutional law."

Jessica Corbett ·


On Deregulation and Covid Masks, Libertarians Are Loud. On Female Liberty, Deafening Silence

A libertarian is someone who will defend a woman's right not to wear a medical mask during a pandemic, but inexplicably holds that choices about her body, her health, her economic situation, and her entire life trajectory, belong to the government.

Lynn Parramore ·


House Dems Urge DOJ to Prosecute 'Vigilantes' Enforcing 'Insidious' Anti-Choice Law in Texas

"As Justice Sotomayor wrote... 'it cannot be the case that a state can evade federal judicial scrutiny by outsourcing the enforcement of unconstitutional laws to its citizenry.'"

Brett Wilkins ·


Trump, Texas, and the MAGA Drive for Power

Unwavering defense of democracy is simultaneously crucial for beating the MAGA bloc in a way that simultaneously builds independent progressive strength.

Max Elbaum ·


Ocasio-Cortez Slams Texas Governor's 'Disgusting' Defense of Abortion Ban

"It's not just ignorance, it's ignorance that's hurting people across this country."

Jake Johnson ·


In Unanimous Ruling, Mexican Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion

One reproductive rights organizer called the historic decision "an enormous step toward legalization in the entire country."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Four-Alarm Fire' for Democracy as Texas Voter Suppression Bill Becomes Law

"Texas already had some of the most restrictive voting laws in the nation, and the passage of this egregious bill just made conditions for voters even worse," said one voting rights advocate.

Julia Conley ·

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