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We Failed To Protect Abortion Rights. We Need a Labor-Based Strategy.

Lillian Cicerchia Jacobin
Despite majority support for abortion rights, we failed to build a majority coalition to defend reproductive freedom. We should honestly assess our failures — and then build a movement that ties together labor, feminists, and health care organizing.

The Devastating Economic Impacts of an Abortion Ban

Sheelah Kolhatkar The New Yorker
The legalization of abortion, had dramatic effects on the ages at which and the circumstances under which women became mothers. It reduced the number of teen-age mothers by a third, and that of women who got married as teen-agers by a fifth.

The Growing Criminalization of Pregnancy

Melissa Gira Grant The New Republic
The end of Roe v. Wade will accelerate an existing effort to criminally punish people for their abortions, stillbirths, and miscarriages.

How Did Abortion Rights Come to This?

Carol Hanisch Meeting Ground Online
Based on “privacy” rather than a woman’s right to control her reproduction, Roe v. Wade was never the "free, safe, legal, and accessible" abortion solution for all women that the Women’s Liberation Movement began fighting for in the 1960s.

Friday Nite Videos | November 5, 2021

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How Wealth Inequality Spiraled Out of Control. "You Better Not F*ck in Texas": Abortion Ban Protest Song. Homelessness | John Oliver. Four Seasons Total Documentary. The Q Files: JFK Jr. Fails to Appear at the Rolling Stones Concert.

How TV Lied About Abortion

Tanya Melendez Vox
For decades, dramatized plot lines about unwanted and unexpected pregnancies helped create our real-world abortion discourse.
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