Defending reproductive rights

an activist resource kit.

Publisher: Political Research Associates in Somerville, Mass

Written in English
Published: Pages: 152 Downloads: 518
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  • Human reproduction -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Birth control -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States

Edition Notes

GenreLaw and legislation
ContributionsPolitical Research Associates.
LC ClassificationsKF3771 .D44 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3776058M
ISBN 100915987139
LC Control Number2003538333

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  Defending Life is the most comprehensive defense of the prolife position on abortion ever published. It is sophisticated, but still accessible to the ordinary citizen. Without high-pitched rhetoric or appeals to religion, the author offers a careful and respectful case /5. The challenges we face are starkly revealed by Lara Knudsen in Reproductive Rights in a Global Context: “Every year more than women die during pregnancy and childbirth, and another 20 million become ill or permanently disabled during pregnancy”.Her analysis of reproductive rights in South Africa, Uganda, Peru, Denmark, the USA, Vietnam, and Jordan graphically illustrates how sexual Cited by: 1. NARAL Pro-Choice America, formerly (–73) National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws (NARAL), and (–) National Abortion Rights Action League, American organization, founded in to centralize state abortion-rights efforts and continuing its mission thereafter to protect and promote reproductive freedom. The organization consists of three related entities: NARAL Pro.   So reproductive rights are still rights regardless of the paid-for BC bullshit, just as free speech is still a right regardless of people who want internet access for free and shit like that.

  A small but dedicated group of activists are on the front line defending women’s reproductive rights in Alabama. They have launched Alabama Reproductive Freedom Week in Birmingham to counter the attempts by right-wing Operation Save America (OSA) to close the two women’s clinics in the city during July   Looming over it all is a presidential race filled with GOP anti-abortion hard-liners and a female Democratic frontrunner who’s made defending reproductive rights a cornerstone of her campaign.   How women’s reproductive rights stalled under Trump The administration’s mission to roll back women’s health care and family planning services, explained. Anyone who is passionate about defending reproductive freedom can make an impact in this fight. You can send a message to your lawmakers — especially if you live in one of the 31 states that have introduced or passed extreme bans on abortion this year alone — and make it clear that you expect them to stand up for reproductive rights.

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“Katha Pollitt's brilliant new book, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, arrives like an urgent letter as rights are fast Pollitt's characteristic wit and logic, Pro marshals science, history, medicine, religion, statistics and stories of real women's lives--with all the ‘tangled secret misfortunes' of families--to make a myth-busting argument that abortion is a social good.

This edition of Reproductive Rights Update takes an in-depth look at the issues underlying ACLU v. Reno and the case's implications for reproductive rights. The ACLU's Historic Role Defending Free Speech About Sexuality and Reproduction.

Defending Reproductive Rights in New Jersey by Improving Access to Health Care for All To read a PDF version of this report, click here. Access to safe, accessible, and medically competent reproductive health care in the United States is under concentrated and powerful attack.

Looming over it all is a presidential race filled with GOP anti-abortion hard-liners and a female Democratic frontrunner who’s made defending reproductive rights a cornerstone of her campaign.

Free Online Library: Defending reproductive rights: women's rights activists in Latin America should take to the courts.(Freedom of Choice) by "Women's Health Journal"; Health, general Women's issues/gender studies Regional focus/area studies. Defending Reproductive Rights in Texas Reproductive justice is a framework that came about as an intervention to the reproductive rights arena of advocacy which focuses on the legal right to an abortion.

Women of color activists came together to say, “Yes, access to abortion is important” and also that “It is not the only place where. The Center for Reproductive Rights, in arguments led by Stephanie Toti, successfully argued to strike down the Texas abortion law in a case called.

“Katha Pollitt's brilliant new book, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, arrives like an urgent letter as rights are fast Pollitt's characteristic wit and logic, Pro marshals science, history, medicine, religion, statistics and stories of real women's lives--with all the ‘tangled secret misfortunes' of families--to make a myth-busting argument that abortion is a social good/5(89).

What It Takes to Defend Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights – New Report Released on SRR Defenders in the Americas Marlene was accused and charged with having an abortion in El Salvador after she had a miscarriage when she was 18 years old. Abortion rights are in danger, the most serious since legalization in when the U.S.

Supreme Court decided Roe only has the existing Court shown itself willing to strike at the very core of the Constitutional right to abortion, but every state legislature will have a shot at it.

Wade, the struggle for reproductive justice has evolved and intensified. We must be prepared to deftly confront right-wing attacks and advance reproductive justice for all. The Roe 40 th anniversary edition of Defending Reproductive Justice is the latest update to the activist resource kit series by Political Research Associates (PRA).

The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) is a global legal advocacy organization that seeks to advance reproductive rights, such as organization's stated mission is to "use the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill."Headquarters: New York City.

My Body My Rights is Amnesty’s global campaign to stop the control and criminalization of sexuality and reproduction. Join us in defending sexual and reproductive rights for all. It’s your body. Know your rights. Vongai V.

Chikwanda, Harare (Zimbabwe) Until women and girls can make reproductive choices on matters affecting their bodies and. Leila is director of federal reproductive rights at the National Women’s Law Center, an organization that fights for gender justice.

Leila has been a legislative lawyer for nearly a decade spending most of this time defending reproductive rights at the federal level.

Looming over it all is a presidential race filled with GOP anti-abortion hard-liners and a female Democratic frontrunner who's made defending reproductive rights a cornerstone of her campaign. Rickie Solinger (born ) is an independent historian, curator, and lecturer whose work focuses on reproductive politics, welfare politics, politics of incarceration, race and class, and motherhood.

She is the award-winning author of Wake Up Little Susie: Single Pregnancy and Race before RoeThe Abortionist: A Woman Against the Law, Beggars and Choosers: How the Politics of Choice. Fortunately, there are some very good resources available to people who want to fight to protect and expand women’s rights.

One such resource is Defending Reproductive Justice: An Activist Toolkit, produced by the group Political Research Associates. The toolkit was originally published inbut was updated in and made available.

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EXIV.5 ISBN File Size: KB. Rachel Roth, a Research Fellow at Ibis Reproductive Health, is the author of several articles on women’s rights in prison and the book: Making Women Pay: The Hidden Costs of.

Q&A Litigators of the Week: Defending Abortion Rights in the Age of COVID "Pregnant women need healthcare, so forcing women to remain pregnant doesn’t.

This month the Supreme Court will hear a case that will have powerful consequences for the future of abortion in America. A team of lawyers at the Author: Jenny Singer. Earlier this year, many candidates condemned the restrictive anti-abortion laws passing in Alabama and elsewhere, but fewer put forth specific policies for defending reproductive rights.

Sens. Reproductive Health Services in and Planned Parenthood v. Casey in In both cases, mainstream feminist organizations organized national pro-choice protests in Washington, DC. In the end, the narrow Supreme Court rulings on these cases further restricted abortion rights but did not overturn the key provisions of Roe v.

Wade. This book has been cited by the following publications. The substance view entails that the unborn is a subject of moral rights from conception.

While defending this view, the author responds to the arguments of thinkers such as Boonin, Dworkin, Stretton, Ford and Brody. “ Cloning and Reproductive Liberty.”Cited by: Home > Book Lists > Public Policy and Civics > Reproductive Rights.

REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS: History of Contraception and Abortion Case Law and Public Policy The Debate about Birth Control & Abortion Politics and Rhetoric Ethical and Religious Views Reproductive Health and Medicine.

Key G General interest S Special interest Expert Directory Entry. Reproductive Rights and the Long Hand of Slave Breeding The pursuit of reproductive freedom and civil freedom need to be seen as one and the same. By JoAnn Wypijewski. The book’s examination of the pro-life strategy highlights its current and future impact on human rights, reproductive rights, and right-wing politics.

Defending the People: Third-Party Interests in the Debate over Reproductive Rights. Book Title Reproductive Rights in the Age of Human Rights Book Subtitle Pro-life Politics from Roe. Janet Benshoof, a lawyer who spent much of her career defending a woman’s right to an abortion, then expanded her work to champion causes for.

Political Research Associates launched an Indiegogo fundraising campaign today to produce and distribute the “Defending Reproductive Justice” ARK to women’s rights groups and educators across the country.

Forty years after Roereproductive health in the U.S. is still widely under attack. New legislation has appeared in several states restricting access to healthcare and.

Description: Inthe Center for Reproductive Rights challenged Oklahoma HBa law that required doctors to abide by FDA requirements issued for use of the abortion drug RU The Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down the law as an “undue burden” on those seeking abortions.

On Jthe U.S. Supreme Court asked the state high court for clarity on its rationale for striking. Expanding, defending and improving reproductive health, rights and justice help build strong communities.

State-level attacks on reproductive rights have increased in the last decade while the need for affordable and accessible reproductive healthcare has only gone up. The Oak Hill Fund seeks project specific proposals to. Beyond putting forth litigation defending reproductive rights, these organizations are already channeling public support galvanized by the election cycle and its results toward grassroots organizing efforts—ranging from sponsorship of the Women’s March on Washington 90 to continued training programs 91 for citizens seeking to influence.The Center for Reproductive Rights is the only global legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing reproductive rights.

Learn about our Supreme Court case and other cases before national courts, United Nations committees, and regional human rights bodies. Issues. The Center addresses issues that affect a woman’s ability to direct her.