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Reproductive Justice

What’s Next for the Abortion Rights Movement in Michigan?

Participants in the struggle for abortion rights write about the political conditions and challenges that face the movement in Michigan, and what the movement needs to tackle in order to move forward.

Claire Bowman

May 13, 2022

Democrats Campaign for Anti-Choice Congressman while Abortion Rights Are at Risk

As the Supreme Court prepares to overturn Roe v. Wade, leading Democrats are campaigning for anti-choice congressman Henry Cuellar. Yet again, Democrats are showing us who they are — let’s believe them and build a movement of our own.

Ezra Brain

May 13, 2022

Kentucky Enacts Near-Total Abortion Ban

Abortion is now effectively illegal in Kentucky, with the state enacting the country’s harshest restrictions so far. We need a mass movement to fight for safe, legal, and free abortion, on demand.

Otto Fors

April 16, 2022

Argentina Is on the Brink of Legalizing Abortion: An Interview with Socialist Feminist Andrea D’Atri

On Tuesday, the Argentinian Senate will vote on a bill to legalize abortion. Left voice interviews Andrea D’Atri, a leader of the Party of Socialist Workers (PTS) and founder of the socialist feminist group Pan y Rosas, about what this bill means, how the movement developed, and the tasks that lie ahead.

Left Voice

December 28, 2020

Our Bodies, Our Bosses’ Choice: Supreme Court Allows Employers to Limit Reproductive Rights

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Donald Trump and of companies, giving them the right to deny contraception to workers.

Celeste Murillo

July 10, 2020

Abortion Access Will Only be Won Through a Broad Grassroots Movement

The attacks on abortion rights aren't new. Here, Anne Rumberger explains why we can't trust the Democrats, we have to build a movement for reproductive justice.

Anne Rumberger

May 21, 2019

The Socialist Position On Reproductive Rights: Why Is This Even a Question?

From Nancy Pelosi to Tim Kaine, the Democratic Party has a long history of compromising on abortion rights in an effort to curry favor with religious “moderates.” Is it too much to ask that the socialist left hold firm?

Jamie Peck

March 27, 2018

Antoinette Konikow: Pioneering Fighter for Women’s Rights and Socialism

Antoinette Konikow (1869-1946) was a pioneering socialist feminist, advocate for women’s reproductive autonomy, and a founding member of the Socialist Party of America, the Communist Party, and then the U.S. Trotskyist movement. Sadly, today she is little known and underappreciated, though she deserves wider recognition.

Kate Frey

March 26, 2018

The Battle for Reproductive Justice Is up to Us

Support from the Trump administration has emboldened anti-abortion activists, who have increased in both numbers and in the severity of their tactics.

Kate Castle

March 8, 2018