Tag: women's rights

Proposed law would codify Roe in state constitution

California lawmakers are proposing a state constitutional amendment to protect a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion. This comes as a result of the leaked opinion regarding the Supreme Court’s pending decision to overturn Roe v. Wade earlier this month.

Texas abortion ban is an attack on women

The new Texas law which bans abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy robs Texas women of choice, prioritizing the conservative and Christian belief that a fetus is a life once it has a heartbeat rather than take the woman’s life into account.

Mexico sets an example for the U.S. with abortion ruling

This month, Mexico’s supreme court voted to decriminalize abortion in the country. This historic decision revokes a law that punished women with up to three years in prison for having an abortion including cases that involve rape. 

Students advocate for reproductive rights

The push for legislation that limits the reproductive rights of women has not faltered, but five honors students created a senior project highlighting ways people can show their support for women’s access to birth control.

Health care bill discriminates

Access to quality, affordable health care may get more difficult for millions across the nation due to the American Health Care Act that passed the House of Representatives on May 4.

Taliban silences Afghanistan women

Overnight 11.5 million people became prisoners in their own home and no one came to their rescue.

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