The Hypocrisy of the Anti-Choice Zealots’ Zero Tolerance Policy

July 1st, 2018

By: Jane Forman, Guest Blogger Children are being torn from their families, put in cages, and left uncertain if and when they’ll see their parents again. This is the reality for over 2,000 immigrant children as a result of Trump’s zero-tolerance policy which began in May, and for months before as a part of a  … Read more

Our Resistance & former Attorney General Schneiderman 

May 11th, 2018

Dear Friends, Many New Yorkers are still reeling from the news story that broke on Monday. Four women are accusing now former NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman of violence and abuse. It is hard to reconcile that the described actions and accusations can be attributed to the same person that inspired many of us and  … Read more

The Practices of Anti-Choice Crisis Centers Aren’t Just Misleading, They’re Unconstitutional

May 11th, 2018

The existence of anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers that disguise themselves as real clinics is already deeply unsettling. However, a recent Rewire article sheds light on something even more appalling: some of these centers in North Carolina are using federal money to buy programs that spread misinformation about abortion and promote Christianity.[1] The program in question  … Read more

Choice vs Conscience [sic]: The Struggle for Contraception in Rural America

May 10th, 2018

At a time when reproductive rights feel are constantly under attack, it is especially discouraging to find that access to reproductive health care— contraceptive care in particular— is being inhibited even in progressive states. A recent article from Rewire exposes the struggles that women in California face when attempting to obtain contraception. Although California is  … Read more

Domestic Abusers Disarmed: A Step in the Right Direction

May 9th, 2018

In the wake of the Parkland Florida shooting, thousands of young people nationwide stood up and made their voices heard on the issue of gun control. Although this has been met with much silence and resistance from the NRA, Republican leaders, and the Trump Administration, there are beacons of hope in this dark landscape. One  … Read more

Voting – Why Bother? Part Two

March 9th, 2018

After the 2016 Presidential election, any enthusiasm people had about voting was torn away. How could Donald Trump still be president after it was exposed that the election was fraught with Russian meddling, and with the majority of votes —more than 3 million— being cast for Hillary Clinton? Many of us lived in denial up  … Read more

Millennials, Listen Up!

February 10th, 2018

As I walked out of my small high school in a rural southern town on my final day of classes, I was excited about all of the possibilities that awaited me when I reached college. One was the prospect of being surrounded by politically like-minded individuals at the liberal arts school I would attend in  … Read more

Double Barreled Shotgun Aimed at Our Rights

October 6th, 2017

Donald and his Republican NRA-driven Congress can’t get gun control done but they sure can come after our civil rights, which includes the right to control out own bodies. Today, Donald Trump issued two new rules which allow employers to deny women copay-free birth control. This is discriminatory and a direct attack on a fundamental  … Read more

20-Week Abortion Ban – No Big Deal? THINK AGAIN!

October 6th, 2017

If you’re a woman in your 30s or 40s, beware – the 20-week abortion ban is aimed at you. Even though it was beaten back in the Senate in September, the 20-week abortion ban will be back. It’s been passed in the House and is already the law in 13 states. Anti-choice extremists in Congress  … Read more

The Bastion of White Male Privilege

August 29th, 2017

I confess. I read the obituaries regularly. I like to. They are a great glimpse into history. You read about people you may never have heard about and about accomplishments you may never have known occurred. But, truthfully, what is omitted is more striking. With rare exception, there are no women – and the few  … Read more