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Department of Justice Lawyer Argues Angel Dillard’s Letter Posed ‘True Threat’ in First Day of Trial

Dr. Means testified to the selected eight-person jury that Dillard said in the letter, “It’s not too late to change your mind,” and that a collective, of which Dillard was a member, would do anything they could to stop Means from offering...Show More Summary

Colorado Woman Sentenced to 100 Years for Attack on Pregnant Woman

“Dynel Lane will spend the rest of her life in prison and rightfully so,” Rep. Mike Foote (D-LaFayette) said in an email to Rewire. The post Colorado Woman Sentenced to 100 Years for Attack on Pregnant Woman appeared first on Rewire...

Wage Theft Could Cost $32 Million Weekly for Pennsylvania’s Low-Wage Workers

Advocates say that government oversight is weak, and laws only provide a slap on the wrist when they are enforced. Pennsylvania—much like the federal government—lacks enough regulators. The post Wage Theft Could Cost $32 Million Weekly for Pennsylvania’s Low-Wage Workers appeared first on Rewire.

Timeline: Wichita, Focal Point for the Anti-Choice Movement

Angel Dillard is set to stand trial in federal district court in Wichita, Kansas, for alleged violations of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act. But as this timeline shows, anti-abortion violence in the city long predates Dillard. The post Timeline: Wichita, Focal Point for the Anti-Choice Movement appeared first on Rewire.

Dillard, Daleiden, and Dear: A Summer of Abortion Violence Trials Starts Now

The Department of Justice trial against radical anti-abortion activist Angel Dillard begins Tuesday. But anti-choice violence will be before the courts all summer long. The post Dillard, Daleiden, and Dear: A Summer of Abortion Violence Trials Starts Now appeared first on Rewire.

Becoming a Mother Made Me Even More Pro-Choice

Conservatives and conventional wisdom have told us that it’s only rash teenagers getting abortions. But it’s not irresponsibility that makes women and girls seek abortion care. It’s their awareness of just how massive a commitment parenting is. The post Becoming a Mother Made Me Even More Pro-Choice appeared first on Rewire.

The #MoreThanMean Video Highlights the Abuse Women in Sports Media Have Faced for Decades

Much of the discussion has been around how shocked the men in the video seem to be at the violently misogynistic tweets, and how shocked its male viewers have been. The post The #MoreThanMean Video Highlights the Abuse Women in Sports Media Have Faced for Decades appeared first on Rewire.

Native Advocates Reaffirm Demand for Investigation Into Police Killing of Navajo Woman

Andrew Curley, a member of the Red Nation collective, which spearheaded the protests, told Rewire in a phone interview that Loreal Tsingine’s family is still in the dark as to whether, or how, the officer who shot her will be held accountable. The post Native Advocates Reaffirm Demand for Investigation Into Police Killing of Navajo Woman appeared first on Rewire.

Gavel Drop: When Reporting Rape Gets Students Suspended

Title IX has made some good progress in addressing campus sexual assault, but its protections don't reach everywhere. The post Gavel Drop: When Reporting Rape Gets Students Suspended appeared first on Rewire.

D.C. Planned Parenthood Protesters Causing ‘Fear,’ ‘Chaos’ Dealt Setback in Court

Two Rivers Public Charter School sued a handful of activists last December for allegedly creating a disruptive, distressing atmosphere for students and for harming the school’s reputation. The post D.C. Planned Parenthood Protesters Causing ‘Fear,’ ‘Chaos’ Dealt Setback in Court appeared first on Rewire.

Oklahoma Is Wasting Money to Prove a Point: The State Really Hates Abortion

Oklahoman legislators, like anti-choice politicians across the country, are hell-bent on eliminating abortion through a series of flank attacks while ignoring the needs of born humans in their state. The post Oklahoma Is Wasting Money to Prove a Point: The State Really Hates Abortion appeared first on Rewire.

During National Reentry Week, a Spotlight on Older Returning Citizens

There are few resources, at either the state or federal level, earmarked specifically for returning elders. The post During National Reentry Week, a Spotlight on Older Returning Citizens appeared first on Rewire.

Study: Pregnant People Seek Diapers, Not Abortion Counseling

Clients most commonly sought diapers and baby clothes, the study said, with only four clients out of 273 asking about abortion services. The post Study: Pregnant People Seek Diapers, Not Abortion Counseling appeared first on Rewire.

In Their Own Words: Experiences of Women Denied Abortions

Abortion is illegal in the vast majority of countries around the world. And even when abortion is technically legal, obstacles ranging from cost to damaging social stigma can make practical access nearly impossible. ANSIRH’s Global Turnaway...Show More Summary

Campaign Week in Review: Clinton Calls for ‘Gender-Responsive’ Prison Policies, Trump Unleashes ‘Sexist’ Attack on Clinton

Clinton published an opinion piece for CNN Wednesday on the costs of prison for women, calling for reforms that address the unique experiences women in the system face. The post Campaign Week in Review: Clinton Calls for ‘Gender-Responsive’ Prison Policies, Trump Unleashes ‘Sexist’ Attack on Clinton appeared first on Rewire.

#SheWoke Fuels First Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls Event

Reps. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Robin Kelly (D-IL), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) formed the caucus in March at the behest of #SheWoke, a collective started by seven advocates and thought leaders across the country. The post #SheWoke Fuels First Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls Event appeared first on Rewire.

Hearing for Accused Planned Parenthood Shooter Overlooks His Extreme Anti-Abortion Views

After a full day of testimony, which included an investigator's account that Dear had stopped at a crisis pregnancy center (CPC) before moving on to the Planned Parenthood, it was clear that neither the prosecution nor the defense wanted...Show More Summary

Know Your Status: Working to Destigmatize Routine STI Screening

April marks STD Awareness Month and the Get Yourself Tested campaign: There is no time like the present to check your status, discuss testing with your sexual partner, and talk about safer sex with your provider. The post Know Your Status: Working to Destigmatize Routine STI Screening appeared first on Rewire.

Why Do So Many People Still Believe Abortion Is Dangerous?

Liz Plank, host of Vox‘s web series, 2016ish, speaks with anti-choice protesters and an abortion provider to try to understand why so many people know so little about abortion. The post Why Do So Many People Still Believe Abortion Is Dangerous? appeared first on Rewire.

Open Letter Asks Ted Cruz to Drop Extremist From Anti-Choice Coalition

"Troy Newman is an anti-choice extremist and misogynist ideologue who has argued that the murder of abortion providers is justified and that the attacks of 9/11 were retribution from God against legal abortion,” said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America. The post Open Letter Asks Ted Cruz to Drop Extremist From Anti-Choice Coalition appeared first on Rewire.

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