Reproductive Justice

Meet the Women Trying to Be the New 'Left Flank' of the Repro Rights Movement

Writer/activists Pamela Merritt and Erin Matson have teamed up to launch a new direct action organization pushing for abortion access and reproductive justice.

New Anti-Abortion Billboards Give Reproductive Justice Activists Déjà Vu

Citing racism, black reproductive justice groups are rallying against a spate of anti-abortion billboards going up in the South.

Murder Charge Dropped Against Georgia Woman Who Used 'Abortion Pill'

District attorney dropped malice murder charge against Kenlissia Jones, but will pursue misdemeanor possession of a dangerous drug charge.

Texas Clinics In Danger After Court Upholds Anti-Abortion Law

Fifth Circuit court upholds restrictive provisions of Texas' restrictive law, leaving half the state's clinics in danger of closure.

Georgia Woman Charged With Murder After Taking Abortion Pill

A woman has been charged with murder and drug possession after aborting fetus with Cytotec.

Why I'm So Scared by the Purvi Patel Verdict

The Indiana woman who either had a miscarriage or a self-induced abortion was sentenced to 20 years in prison for feticide. What does race have to do with this penalty?

New Law Book Could Change the Face of Reproductive Rights

The first of its kind, "Cases on Reproductive Rights and Justice" gives law students a new, intersectional way of thinking.

A Tale of Two Movements

As we celebrate the 42nd year of Roe v. Wade, the capstone of the reproductive rights movement, another movement dominated by people of color enters its third decade: reproductive justice. Here the six major differences between the fight for reproductive rights and the struggle for reproductive justice.

Debunking the Myth That Latinos Are Anti-Choice

New survey suggests that most Latino voters in Texas think women should have access to abortion without political interference.

An Open Letter to the New York Times: Race and the Reproductive Rights Movement

A recent New York Times article erases the role of women of color in the shift away from the term "pro-choice."

Campaign Aims to Treat Pregnant Women Who Battle Addiction

Campaign emphasizes treatment over criminalizing women.

Albuquerque Residents Set to Vote on Abortion Ban

If passed, it would be the first municipal ban on abortion in the nation.