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Resistance in Washington, D.C.: ‘We Won’t Go Back’

Activists take to the streets of the nation’s capital to protest President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017. The post Resistance in Washington, D.C.: ‘We Won’t Go Back’ appeared first on Rewire.

‘By Any Means Necessary’ Bill Among Several Seeking to Target and Punish Protesters

States across the country are proposing new measures that will increase penalties for protesters who picket or block roadways and will decrease liability for motorists who hit an activist engaged in a protest. The post ‘By Any Means Necessary’ Bill Among Several Seeking to Target and Punish Protesters appeared first on Rewire.

Oregon Joins States Safeguarding Reproductive Rights as Trump Takes Office

Oregon joins others states, such as Minnesota, Colorado, Massachusetts, and New York, where Democratic lawmakers are advancing bills to make insurance coverage of free contraception mandatory. The post Oregon Joins States Safeguarding Reproductive Rights as Trump Takes Office appeared first on Rewire.

White House Immediately Pledges to Wield ‘Law and Order’ Over Protesters, Immigrants

“Our job is not to make life more comfortable for the rioter, the looter, or the violent disrupter,” states the new WhiteHouse.gov page dedicated to “standing up for our law enforcement community.” The post White House Immediately Pledges to Wield ‘Law and Order’ Over Protesters, Immigrants appeared first on Rewire.

Where Do We Go From Here as Reproductive Rights Activists?

Whatever your skill set or experience, there are several ways to get involved. The post Where Do We Go From Here as Reproductive Rights Activists? appeared first on Rewire.

New York City Politicians and Activists Protest Outside Trump Tower During Inauguration

As President Donald Trump took the stage at his inauguration, New York City politicians and activists took to the street in front of Trump Tower to demonstrate against the incoming administration. Led by City Council Member Jumaane Williams...Show More Summary

‘Abortion May Be Legal But…’: The Uneven Promise of ‘Roe’

Two women, one who had an abortion pre-Roe and one who ended a pregnancy after, share their stories. The post ‘Abortion May Be Legal But…’: The Uneven Promise of ‘Roe’ appeared first on Rewire.

Study: Texas GOP’s Clinic Closure Law Made Abortion Inaccessible for Many

The study found that Texas counties where the distance to the nearest abortion clinic increased by 100 miles or more saw a 50 percent decline in the number of abortions. The post Study: Texas GOP’s Clinic Closure Law Made Abortion Inaccessible for Many appeared first on Rewire.

Marching Beside, Not in Front: What Men Can Do to Support Women’s Rights

Men need to show up at this week's Women's March on Washington, but not take center stage. Beyond the march, we need to make a consistent practice of acting in solidarity with the women in our lives and our world. The post Marching Beside, Not in Front: What Men Can Do to Support Women’s Rights appeared first on Rewire.

Poll: GOP Senators Might Want to Think Twice About Defunding Planned Parenthood

Congressional Republicans have vowed to defund Planned Parenthood as part of a fast-track repeal of the Affordable Care Act that's already underway. The post Poll: GOP Senators Might Want to Think Twice About Defunding Planned Parenthood appeared first on Rewire.

The Intolerable Cruelty of Anti-Choicers and the President Who Will Lead Them

When the smoke of human kindness with which anti-choice legislators, scientists, organizers, advocates, and allies have cloaked themselves begins to dissipate, all that is left is the rank disdain for women that drives their movement—a...Show More Summary

Why Black Women Are No Longer Asking for a Seat at the Table in Philadelphia

In this political moment, we have an urgent charge for continued resistance against threats to our safety and autonomy. But I will not participate in my own oppression by attending a march that has excluded Black women from its leadership. The post Why Black Women Are No Longer Asking for a Seat at the Table in Philadelphia appeared first on Rewire.

Texas Planned Parenthood Will Have Medicaid Funding Longer Than First Thought

A temporary order issued Thursday temporarily preserves state Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood reproductive health-care centers in Texas. The post Texas Planned Parenthood Will Have Medicaid Funding Longer Than First Thought appeared first on Rewire.

Trump’s Constitutional Problems Are Just Beginning

“When he said he was going to run the government like his own businesses, he meant it. And that means lining his own pockets at the expense of everyone else," said Vermont Law School professor Jennifer Taub in an interview with Rewire. The post Trump’s Constitutional Problems Are Just Beginning appeared first on Rewire.

Inauguration Week, MLK Day Galvanize Nationwide Actions for Racial Justice

As the nation is on the verge of inaugurating a president who many have called openly racist for his cabinet picks and his campaign rhetoric against marginalized groups, the Movement for Black Lives has mobilized for a #Resist&Reclaim week of direct action. The post Inauguration Week, MLK Day Galvanize Nationwide Actions for Racial Justice appeared first on Rewire.

Twitter Allows Hate Group to Promote Anti-Immigrant Agenda Day Before Inauguration

Twitter has allowed the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a known hate group, to promote its #StopSanctuaryCities hashtag with a paid advertisement on the popular social media site. The post Twitter Allows Hate Group to Promote Anti-Immigrant Agenda Day Before Inauguration appeared first on Rewire.

What Would a ‘Roe’ Reversal Look Like in the Short and Long Term?

The anniversary of Roe v. Wade is a reminder that a lot more than abortion rights are at stake with the decision. The post What Would a ‘Roe’ Reversal Look Like in the Short and Long Term? appeared first on Rewire.

Jessica González-Rojas, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, and Others Stand Up for Justice

In a video launched this week, Ms. Foundation for Women teams up with activists, advocates, and other fighters for gender justice—including fashion designer Mara Hoffman and co-founder of End Rape on Campus Andrea Pino—to urge viewers to stand together against politicians’ attempts to roll back our rights. The post Jessica González-Rojas, Rep. Show More Summary

Anti-Choice Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Selected for Agriculture Secretary

During his 2002 run for the gubernatorial office, Perdue agreed to adopt a set of stringent anti-choice positions in order to win the endorsement of Georgia Right to Life, which required candidates to vow to support banning abortionShow More Summary

A Trump Gag Rule Has No Place in 2017

Acknowledging the importance of investing in the well-being of women and girls, the world has evolved dramatically over the past three decades when it comes to reproductive health and rights, and so should U.S. foreign policy. The post A Trump Gag Rule Has No Place in 2017 appeared first on Rewire.

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