Nowhere is safe.
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- In New Novel About Abortion Provider’s Murder, Joyce Carol Oates Plays the Wrong Sympathy Card
- Abortion Providers Facing Violence Are Likely on Their Own Under Trump
‘I Never Thought Hanging Out in a Parking Lot Would Be So Rewarding’: Reflections on Clinic Escort Appreciation Day
No matter where they’re from or why they’re there, patients at the only health center in Missouri that provides abortion care are greeted by the same things: a group of angry protesters clamoring around the public sidewalk that borders the parking lot and a smiling face to walk with them from door to door.
With Jeff Sessions confirmed Wednesday as the new U.S. attorney general, there is slim hope that clinics can rely on the Justice Department to enforce policies fighting anti-choice terrorism.
In positioning two characters—a slain abortion provider and his killer—as equally culpable in their intersecting tragedies, Oates misses an important chance to denounce those who believe they have the right to impose their morality on the rest of us.
Over the past three years, funded by a modest grant from the Dutch government, 16 women and the local organizations they run in Sudan have intervened in dozens of disputes and brokered solutions. In some cases, that meant building a freshwater well—in others, assistance in drafting laws and power-sharing agreements.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's snipe about transgender rights amounted to a potentially dangerous signal a day after the Trump administration undermined protections for transgender students.