Tag Archives: Reproductive justice

Media Advisory: “Pennsylvania Community Conversations on Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Women’s Health” Kicks Off in Erie, PA

Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health Launches Statewide Series of Public Conversations about Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Women’s Health Pennsylvania – A statewide series of public conversations about a broad range of women’s health issues kicks off this week with an inaugural … Continue reading

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Action Alert: PA House to Vote on HB 1948 Today

Today, the Pennsylvania House plans to vote on HB 1948, the double-abortion ban we’ve been telling you about since they fast-tracked it to the House floor last week.  Read: 10 facts about HB1948 In addition to criminalizing abortion at 20 weeks … Continue reading

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Anti-abortion activists exploit civil rights messages while omitting King’s family planning legacy

Guest Blogger:  La’Tasha D. Mayes, executive director of New Voices for Reproductive Justice, an organization building a social change movement in Pennsylvania and Ohio dedicated to the health and well-being of black women and girls. An anti-abortion group calling themselves “Created … Continue reading

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AllAboveAll

By Tara Murtha, WLP Staff This week, we saw a glimpse of the tragic consequences of the misguided effort to “end abortion” by forcing healthcare clinics that provide abortion services to shut down. A 39-year-old mother in Montour County—the smallest … Continue reading

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Reproductive Injustice Compensated in North Carolina

By Aly Mance, WLP Intern North Carolina lawmakers decided last week that compensation will be paid to the victims of the state’s past eugenics program, run between 1929 and 1974. Eugenics is the belief that the human species can be … Continue reading

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Want to Take a Law School Course on Reproductive Rights? Might Be Hard to Find…

Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) has completed its seven-year survey [PDF] of reproductive rights-related course offerings and instructor-led reading groups at the nation’s 197 law schools. The results are troubling for women’s health advocates: Only 18% of responding law … Continue reading

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