Thank you, Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Justice Sonia Sotomayor, you don’t know about me, but I know about you. As a woman with family from Puerto Rico, I remember feeling an overwhelming sense of pride when President Obama appointed you, the first Latina, to the highest court in the country.  I remember my grandfather shedding tears of joy that a Puerto […]

Report shows anti-abortion restrictions rule Southern hospitals

Abortion care in the United States is in crisis. A new Columbia Law School study reveals that hospitals across Southern states impose harsh restrictions on abortion care, leading to delays and denial of abortion care to patients with severe pregnancy complications. Notably, “The Southern Hospitals Report: Faith, Culture, and Abortion Bans in the U.S. and […]

Abortion disinformation is religiously rooted

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Religiously motivated abortion disinformation fuels the anti-abortion movement. Medical communities and human rights organizations throughout the world agree that abortion is a valid medical procedure and its access is foundational to bodily autonomy. Indeed, religious groups are the only organized opposition to abortion. Using faith instead of facts, religiously motivated legislators and leaders have decimated […]

Abortion ban would spike pregnancy-related deaths

A recent study shows how detrimental it would be to women’s health if there was a nationwide ban on abortion — a possible reality in light of recent events. Outlawing abortion would have severe consequences on the health and lives of women throughout the country, according to a study published in Demography, a Duke University […]

Illinois revokes dangerous abortion parental consent law

Illinois is showing the way to the country on reproductive rights. With more than 100 state-enacted abortion restrictions, 2021 has been a record-setting year for anti-choicers. This is more the reason why we should applaud the states that are upholding and expanding abortion rights, such as Illinois. On Oct. 26, lawmakers in Illinois gave final […]