Judge Allison Jones Rushing's decision gives police a racist road map.
Racial Justice Is Reproductive Justice
Many of us are having visceral reactions to the police killings of George Floyd—and Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and far too many other Black Americans going back to the foundation of this country. As we seek to understand these tragedies, a vital part of this search involves learning about the structural inequalities that disproportionately impact Black communities, and how police violence is a reproductive justice issue. Rewire.News is curating some of our most incisive reporting in this area, in the hopes that, together, we can begin to dismantle this country's systemic racism.
Now more than ever, parents are scrutinizing their children's media and looking for TV shows that don't deal in harmful stereotypes.
The prison industrial complex routinely targets and harms Black people, immigrants, disabled people, sex workers, queer and transgender people, and poor people.
As an abolitionist organizer working to end policing, incarceration, and surveillance and to create lasting alternatives, I know that “defund the police” is not just a slogan—or even the end goal.
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Families wouldn't need to be torn apart as they survive a pandemic, poverty, and mass incarceration.
Abby Johnson's five minutes at the RNC were full of lies about abortion, but what she said about our profession is true.
Midwives have seen an interest in their services during the pandemic as pregnant people consider deliveries outside a hospital.
Black women fought—and still fight—for universal suffrage as a part of efforts to dismantle systemic racism and protect Black lives.
We must ensure that each of us has quality health care, encompassing the full range of reproductive health-care options, including abortion.
I want my daughter to know that protecting her religious freedom means protecting her right to access birth control at every stage of her life.
Four activists explain how the prison industrial complex and law enforcement put sex workers in danger.
Black and brown people inside and outside the fight for abortion access are demanding a change.
A casual conversation at a food bank turned into something frustrating—and fruitful.
As with calls to defund the police, the movement to abolish police is just another step in our long-game goal of dismantling the entire prison industrial complex.