Abortion Rights

Sixty-Five Thousand Strong at National Women’s Meeting

On October 10-12, the 30th annual National Women’s Meeting (Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres) took place in the coastal city of Mar del Plata, Argentina. There, the Left and the Workers’ Front (FIT) joined Pan y Rosas, a national women’s organization advanced by the PTS with sister organizations in Uruguay, Mexico, Brazil and Spain.

Thousands protest in Berlin for the right to choose

Last Saturday, the reactionary “March for Life” took place in Berlin. At the same time, several thousand counter-protesters took to the streets calling for an unrestricted right to abortion and for sexual self-determination.

Holy Hypocrisy

The Pope announced that the Catholic Church will ‘forgive’ those women who have had abortions – a grave sin in Catholic dogma – if they show themselves truly ‘wholeheartedly repentant’. The news has made world headlines but does little to alter the fundamentally reactionary and mysoginist stance of the Church.