UPS Teamsters Take Up the Fight for Abortion Rights
The Supreme Court’s Dobbs ruling is ushering in a historic attack on women, people who could give birth and the broader working class. But Teamsters are speaking out for reproductive rights and demanding our union take up this vital issue.
Thaddeus GreeneAugust 17, 2022
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 RosenzweigAugust 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 CozzarelliAugust 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 TaylorAugust 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 VoiceJuly 19, 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 CozzarelliJuly 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. MehtaJuly 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 ForsJuly 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 WerstJuly 7, 2022