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Chrisse France: Ohio Lawmakers Ignored Us When They Banned Abortion. They Can’t Ignore Us in the Courtroom.

Every day at Preterm, women, pregnant people, and their loved ones walk through our doors needing compassion, empathy, support, and safe, affordable abortion care. They come to us because they know they will be cared for as whole people, without judgment or shame.

May 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Betsy Hartmann: Climate Change and Privileged Despair

People can and do cooperate in times of environmental disaster and stress—why isn’t that part of the dominant narrative? Doomsday panic is as American as apple pie, though the precise … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Brigitte Amiri: How is Trump Planning to Attack Reproductive Rights, LGBT Equality, and Religious Minorities? Let’s Find Out.

The ACLU has filed four Freedom of Information Act requests to find out how the Trump administration plans to target women, religious minorities, and other communities. There is no question that … Continue reading

March 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

The GOP’s Long-term Problem: Millennials Hate Conservatives

Republicans were already destined for piecemeal decimation due to the declining numbers of their core constituency. But they don’t just have a demographic problem anymore; they have a stylistic one. … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sing along with Eunice the Uterus

A light-hearted song with a serious political message about affirming women’s rights for anatomical autonomy, sung by Eunice and Holly… “Kicking politicians out of vaginas since 2012!”

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Is the Supreme Court Out of Order?

The latest session of the US Supreme Court was especially contentious, with important decisions on the separation of church and state, organized labor, campaign finance reform, birth control and women’s … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Federal Judge tells Supreme Court to STFU

Richard Kopf, a Federal judge in Nebraska appointed by George W. Bush, claims that the recent Hobby Lobby decision by the United States Supreme Court looks stupid, misogynistic, partisan, and … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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