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Trump’s Guilty Verdict and Its Impact on the 2024 Election

On May 31st, Trump was found guilty of all 34 felonies of falsifying business records. Trump is currently planning his appeal to these convictions and awaiting sentencing which will take place on July 11th. He could end up with prison time or a hefty fine as his non-violent felony convictions each carry a punishment of […]

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An Anti-Abortion Agenda: If Trump Gets Elected, Women Will Be Affected

Donald Trump is the likely candidate for the 2024 Republican Presidential nominee. But what would another Trump presidency look like for women?  An Anti-Abortion Agenda  A potential Trump administration could have far-reaching impacts on abortion restrictions across the nation. Ever since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the fight for reproductive healthcare has become […]

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Ohio woman’s miscarriage leads to potential indictment

Brittany Watts, a 34-year-old woman from Ohio, is now at the center of a controversial legal battle, facing potential indictment for a fifth-degree felony of “abuse of a corpse” after miscarrying a nonviable fetus at home. Watts’ arrest in October 2023 has sent shockwaves through the reproductive rights movement, raising questions about the implications of […]

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New Year, New Laws on Gender and Abortion

As we celebrate the beginning of 2024, many states are kicking off the new year with new laws going into effect, many focused on gender and abortion rights.  There was a record-breaking number of anti-LGBTQ legislation introduced by Republican state legislators in 2023, with the American Civil Liberties Union recording at least 508 bills targeting […]

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The Future of Abortion Access: Supreme Court Takes on Mifepristone Regulations

On Dec. 13th, the Supreme Court decided to take up the case, Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. FDA, regarding mifepristone, a widely used abortion pill, and its accessibility. The issue centers around a lower court decision challenging recent FDA changes allowing telemedicine appointments and mail prescriptions for the drug. The Supreme Court will hear the […]

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New York to redraw congressional maps ahead of 2024 election

New York’s Court of Appeals has mandated that the state redraw its congressional district maps in preparation for the upcoming 2024 elections. This ruling introduces a crucial dimension to the political landscape, potentially favoring Democrats as they strategically aim to secure control of the U.S. House. The responsibility of crafting the new proposed maps falls […]

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Feminism is for Men, Too

How community organizers are engaging men and boys in the fight for gender equality Around the world, advances in gender equality have reached a standstill. During the COVID-19 pandemic, stay-at-home orders drastically increased incidents of intimate partner violence. The overturning of Roe v. Wade has emboldened anti-abortion movements both domestically and globally. Whether one looks to the nation’s […]

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Texas woman sues the state for the right to an abortion

Source: Guttmacher Institute The Center for Reproductive Rights has been representing Kate Cox in an emergency lawsuit asking for a temporary restraining order on Texas abortion bans in order to terminate her pregnancy. The morning of December 7th, a judge granted their request to allow Cox access to the reproductive healthcare that she needs, without fear of […]