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Being anti-abortion or anti-choice is an act of misogyny. Controlling women’s reproductive rights has never been about “saving” lives. If that was the case then those same people who preach about abortion being murder would also be anti-war, and anti-guns. 730 more words

Women Rising Up NOW! In Raleigh on 10/20/18

We have record numbers of women running for office in 2018 because women are rising up! We have women organizing regular protests around the state – NC has weekly protests in Raleigh and Wilmington! 277 more words

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100 years on: Gagged and Bound

It is not news that the current US administration, like its conservative predecessors, is working to undo years of progress regarding female bodily autonomy. From President Trump backing proposals to defund Planned Parenthood, to the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, with his championing of religious freedom over contraceptive distribution, it is a worrying time for women’s rights in the States. 499 more words

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Wed. 5/23: The "Gag Rule" comes home. Now American women will die for someone else's beliefs.

“The First Thing A Principle Does Is Kill Somebody”

– Dorothy Sayers.

We’ve been abusing women abroad with the “global gag rule” every time a Republican president is in office. 552 more words

Exporting Censorship: How U.S. Restrictions on Abortion Speech and Funding Violate International Law, Part 2

Part 2: The Global Gag Rule and Freedom of Association

This is the second of a two-part post illustrating how U.S. abortion restrictions violate the ICCPR’s requirements for lawful restrictions on the freedom of speech and association, which is examined in more detail in the Global Justice Center’s recent… 1,055 more words

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Exporting Censorship: How U.S. Restrictions on Abortion Speech and Funding Violate International Law, Part 1

Part 1: The Helms Amendment and Freedom of Speech

This is the first of a two-part post exploring how U.S. restrictions on abortion-related speech, activities, and funding violate U.S. 1,073 more words

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