‘It’s much bigger than abortion’: five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans

A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in opposition

Source: ‘It’s much bigger than abortion’: five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans | Global | The Guardian

It’s time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control

Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their part

Source: It’s time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan | Opinion | The Guardian

Missouri Republicans now forcing ‘state-sanctioned sexual assault’ for every woman seeking an abortion

The crackdown on a woman’s right to choose being waged by Republicans in Missouri has escalated to the point of forced pelvic examinations, Rachel Maddow reported Thursday. “What we have discovered is that as of Thursday of last week, as of a week ago today, we can now report that every woman seeking a legal…

Source: Maddow exclusive: Missouri Republicans now forcing ‘state-sanctioned sexual assault’ for every woman seeking an abortion – Raw Story

Many Newport area women want to make it clear. It’s a woman’s choice!

Source: Many Newport area women want to make it clear. It’s a woman’s choice! | News Lincoln County

Newport area women gather in front of Newport City Hall to protest other states trying to outlaw abortion




Those participating told NewsLincolnCounty.com that the crowd started out at around 100 people, but then the skies opened up and the rain fell in buckets. One woman told us she’d rather get soaked with rain than not stand her ground on reproductive freedom.

 

 

‘We’re in the fight of our lives’: Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests

Women’s health advocates and Democratic leaders vow to fight the measure and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwide

Source: ‘We’re in the fight of our lives’: Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests | US news | The Guardian