By Ilana Flemming
Why More Than 100 Women Lawyers Went Public About Their Abortions
In 1972, a year before the Roe v. Wade decision, Ms. Magazine ran its inaugural issue with the cover story “We Have Had Abortions,” with the signatures of 53 prominent women, including Billie Jean King, Nora Ephron, Susan Sontag, Anaïs Nin, and Gloria Steinem. Four and half decades later, going public about your (now legal)…
Following Shooting, Will We Take Clinic Violence Seriously?
The recent shooting at Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, which resulted in the murder of three innocent people, was a tragedy. But it was not a shock. There is a long and bloody history of clinic violence in America, with over 300 acts of violence against clinics, staff, doctors, volunteers, and patients since 1973….
No, We Haven’t Lost the ‘War on Women’
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The war on women is over, and women lost. In the past five years, states have enacted over 230 new abortion restrictions. Planned Parenthood is under constant attack and losing ground quickly. The promise of Roe v. Wade is lost, its precedents irreparably undermined. Basically, it’s over….
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