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The decision to terminate a pregnancy is never a political one, it is a personal one... We need to start listening to people with first-hand experience instead of talking heads, priests and politicians.

Why D.C. Statehood Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

Shireen Rose Shakouri Rewire
Inseparable from the struggle for reproductive justice and individual bodily autonomy is Washington DC's fight for the rights held by other citizens of this country: to hold our elected officials accountable for delivering the resources we need to foster safe and healthy communities.

‘The Calm in This Storm’: Reproductive Rights Leaders Reflect on Cecile Richards’ Legacy

Caitlin Cruz Rewire
Planned Parenthood under Richards took deliberate steps to improve its engagement with Black women and other women of color as an organization. But there is still work to be done: The next leader must be someone with the skills of managing a large multi-state organization, but also needs to be a leader who understands white supremacy and the role race plays in reproductive care

The Future Is ‘Radical Reproductive Justice’

Regina Mahone Rewire
book cover "RJ is a model not just for women of color, nor just for achieving reproductive freedom. RJ is a model for organizing for human equality and well-being," writes author Dorothy Roberts in her foreword to the new anthology.

The Victory in Alabama - Black Voters Crucial - How Roy Moore Was Defeated (four perspectives)

Bill Fletcher,Jr; Ally Boguhn; Kira Lerner; Douglas William Portside
98 percent of black women and 93% of black men voted for Democratic Senator-elect Doug Jones yesterday in Alabama, a state where black people make up a quarter of the population. Black voters made up 28% of the electorate on Tuesday, a turnout that hasn’t been seen since President Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns. Since those numbers started to trickle in late last night and early this morning, one thing became clear: black voters saved America from Roy Moore.

Reproductuve Health Care On the Line: Whose Fight?

Nicole Knight, Auditi Guha Rewire
Anti-choice lawmakers’ attacks on independent abortion clinics are working. Fifty-six independent abortion clinics have closed over the past two years, and 145 have shut down since 2012. And a new report documents that Black people back comprehensive reproductive health care. Eighty-nine percent support a person's right to abortion care and 75 percent don’t want to see Roe v. Wade overturned.
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