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Abortion Rights

NYPD Violently Arrest 5 Abortion Rights Activists at a Clinic Defense

On Saturday, five people were violently arrested protecting abortion access in NYC, while NYPD protected anti-choicers attempting to harass patients.

Molly Rosenzweig

August 6, 2022

In a Backlash Against Dobbs, Kansas Votes Overwhelmingly to Protect Abortion

Kansans have overwhelmingly voted to protect abortion rights in their state. This is a huge rejection of the anti-democratic Dobbs decision by the tyrannical Supreme Court.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

August 2, 2022

Michigan Court of Appeals Gives County Prosecutors Right to Enforce Abortion Ban

Today a Michigan Court ruled that prosecutors in counties across the state have the authority to enforce a 1931 law that prohibits almost all forms of abortion.

Tristan Taylor

August 1, 2022

‘Labor Rights are Reproductive Rights’: Interview with Guttmacher Institute’s Fired Organizer

Left Voice interviewed Sam Heyne, a union organizer recently fired from the Guttmacher Institute. Only a few weeks after the Dobbs decision, workers at one of the most important research nonprofits for reproductive rights successfully voted to unionize. An hour later, Heyne was fired in a blatant attack against the union.

Left Voice

July 19, 2022

How We Won Abortion Rights

Abortion rights were recently won in Argentina, Mexico, and Chile. Socialist feminists organized in Pan y Rosas explain how they did it.

Left Voice

July 17, 2022

Immigrants’ Rights Are Reproductive Rights — Fight Bans and Borders

After the largest mass death of immigrants in modern US history, it is important to see the connections between the struggle for reproductive rights and the struggle for abortion rights.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

July 14, 2022

Guttmacher Union Wins, But Union Leader is Fired Within Hours of Victory

On July 7, 97% of Guttmacher employees voted in favor of unionizing. Within hours, a worker and key organizer of the union effort was fired. The fight for labor rights is linked to the fight for abortion rights, especially following the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

K.S. Mehta

July 13, 2022

No, Biden Still Isn’t Doing Anything to Protect Abortion

President Biden’s executive order on abortion won’t do anything to protect abortion rights — we need a mass movement.

Otto Fors

July 10, 2022

The Democrats on Abortion Rights, In Their Own Words

The Democrats have alternated for 50 years between promising to support, and then publicly abandoning, the freedom to choose an abortion based on their own professional self-interests and their job as managers of an extremely unequal capitalist society.

Daniel Werst

July 7, 2022