Republicans claim to be defending disability rights with a new Ohio law banning abortion on the basis of a Down Syndrome diagnosis. This disabled woman isn’t buying it.
Why are Democrats still pandering to the anti-choice crowd?
Monday’s Supreme Court decision was about a lot more than Texas’ HB2 and TRAP laws: It was about affirming abortion rights in frank terms.
We’re reading an eclectic news assortment at Global Comment this week: A reflection from a tattoo artist on the mainstreaming of the industry, an ambitious wetland restoration project in San Francisco Bay, another challenge to the birth control clause in the Affordable Care Act, an evolving flower farming industry in the United States, and the criminalisation of transgender people in North Carolina.
Latinas are still denied autonomy and control over their own fertility.
Orphan Black is the extreme realization of a world in which women are utterly deprived of reproductive autonomy.
When you’re dealing with elected officials who want to let your doctor kill you, the process of framing a retort is more difficult. What do we say? “Dear Congress, I don’t want to die?”