Far too often, compassion for black lives doesn’t extend beyond the womb or to the black women carrying that womb. Too few tears are shed for the people killed by police violence. Reproductive justice is about the resolve to raise our families on our own terms, safely.
At the core of “abortion reversal” is a desire to undermine the high level of decision certainty among people seeking the service.
The abortion debate rages on, but the voices of those who’ve actually had abortions are ignored. Few people try to understand our lives. And we are never asked the most simple but important question: Why did you do it?
Our imaginations and grit will see us through a dark era, just like our ancestors showed they could do in the past and our friends are doing across the nation right now.
“Law & Order” opens a pop cultural window into the social myths about abortion, the providers who perform them, and the women who obtain them.
Black women know what’s best for our bodies. Trust us, Rep. Price.
Politicians are depending on our vote, but if they want it, they must be prepared to be held accountable once they take office.
The film arrives at a time when personal stories are center stage in the national conversation about abortion, including in the most recent Supreme Court decision, and rightly so.
“I think one of the next big fights for the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement is to get rid of the Hyde and the Helms amendment, and abortion stories are going to be key to that.”
Abortion advocates believe it could take years to undo the harm caused by HB2.