Justice, Law and Public Policy Discussed at Annual Democratic Dinner

Following the recent reversal of Roe v. Wade, it was only fitting that the two speakers at the Atkinson-Arnall Tribute Dinner were attorneys and the issue of women’s empowerment was a persistent theme. The Atkinson-Arnall Tribute is named for William Yates Atkinson and Ellis Gibbs Arnall, the two Governors of Georgia who were from Coweta … Read more

Keeping the score: “Justice has been a long time coming”

In every number of Millisecond., we track research on our progress in the fight for equality, catalog must-see quotes from feminist voices, and keep track of the many milestones of the feminist movement. Were keeping the marker also online, in this fortnightly digest. let’s not forget “The fulfillment of one set of obligations requires the … Read more

Leading abortion research group employs law firm that donated thousands of dollars to anti-abortion politicians

know about Leading abortion research group employs law firm that donated thousands of dollars to anti-abortion politicians in details Photo: Kevin Dietsch; Chip Somodevilla (fake images) The Guttmacher Institute, the world’s leading reproductive rights think tank, was a tense place to work. Hybrid work schedules. Microsoft Teams health checks. As the Supreme Court moved closer … Read more

NCJW and JWA Partner on Reproductive Justice Storytelling Initiative

know about NCJW and JWA Partner on Reproductive Justice Storytelling Initiative in details Storytelling is an act of transmission, but several Jewish professionals hope that it will also serve as a means of activism. In preparation for Rosh Hashanah, and in conjunction with a self-described “action week,” The National Council of Jewish Women is partnering … Read more

Switching to Bon Secours Mercy Health Contradicts Oberlin Values ​​– The Oberlin Review

know about Switching to Bon Secours Mercy Health Contradicts Oberlin Values ​​– The Oberlin Review in details Two days before most students returned to campus, President Carmen Twillie Ambar announced that Harness Health Partners had decided not to provide a number of essential gender-affirming and reproductive health services. These services include the prescription of Plan … Read more

Dixon appears to make the case that voters can support her and the November abortion rights ballot measure ⋆ Michigan Advance

know about Dixon appears to make the case that voters can support her and the November abortion rights ballot measure ⋆ Michigan Advance in details In a Thursday night tweet after the Michigan Supreme Court decision that voters will be able to decide on a measure guaranteeing abortion rights, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon appeared … Read more

South Carolina’s abortion vote exposes fissures in the GOP over how extreme it should be

know about South Carolina’s abortion vote exposes fissures in the GOP over how extreme it should be in details On the first day of debate this week on a bill that will ban nearly all abortions in South Carolina, state senator sand senn he made one last political appeal to his colleagues. “Let’s put this … Read more

Post-Roe, continuing furor over abortion rights decision looms over November election in Maryland and beyond – Baltimore Sun

know about Post-Roe, continuing furor over abortion rights decision looms over November election in Maryland and beyond – Baltimore Sun in details In Kansas, a record number of primary voters overwhelmingly chose to protect him. In New York, a congressional candidate in a close race focused his campaign on her and won. And in November, … Read more

The White House plan to protect the right to abortion

know about The White House plan to protect the right to abortion in details Good morning early risers. Thanks to all the readers who weighed in on the new Obama White House portraits. Some of you love the new ones, while others prefer the ones from the National Portrait Gallery. Now we wait for the … Read more

3rd District Representative Sharice Davids on Managing Inflation and Preserving Reproductive Rights | KCUR 89.3

know about 3rd District Representative Sharice Davids on Managing Inflation and Preserving Reproductive Rights | KCUR 89.3 in details Rep. Sharice Davids faces a tough challenge as she tries to keep her 3rd congressional district seat in the US House of Representatives. While Davids defeated her opponent, Republican Amanda Adkins, by a margin of more … Read more

YLS students and teachers discuss and hold events on reproductive rights

know about YLS students and teachers discuss and hold events on reproductive rights in details Following the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, members of the Law School community are participating in new dialogues and events about the future of women’s reproductive rights. Eda Aker 1:12am, September 09, 2022 staff reporter Tim Tai, Staff Photographer and … Read more

Valley News – 6 Democrats vying for 4 House seats in Hanover, no Republicans in sight

know about Valley News – 6 Democrats vying for 4 House seats in Hanover, no Republicans in sight in details HANOVER — Renewable energy, public education and women’s reproductive rights rank high among the issues of importance to residents of Hanover and Lyme in Grafton’s 12th Ward, according to Democratic Party candidates seeking to fill … Read more

Abortion groups oppose Diehl’s candidacy | Boston

know about Abortion groups oppose Diehl’s candidacy | Boston in details BOSTON — Women’s reproductive rights groups are lining up in opposition to Republican Geoff Diehl’s bid for governor of Massachusetts over his stance on abortion. Following Diehl’s victory in Tuesday’s primary, a coalition of groups released a statement Thursday “sounding the alarm” about Whitman’s … Read more

Deidre DeJear Gets Endorsement From National Pro-Choice Group

know about Deidre DeJear Gets Endorsement From National Pro-Choice Group in details (AP Photo/David Pitt) NARAL Pro-Choice America endorsed Deidre DeJear for Governor of Iowa on Thursday. “Iowa needs Deidre DeJear, a leader who will boldly fight for reproductive freedom,” NARAL President Mini Timmaraju said in a statement. “Gov. Reynolds has made no secret of … Read more

Pro-abortion advocates criticize San Mateo council candidate Rod Linhares’ stance on abortion

know about Pro-abortion advocates criticize San Mateo council candidate Rod Linhares’ stance on abortion in details What is San Mateo City Council candidate Rod Linhares’ position on abortion? It’s not entirely clear, but his responses to questions on the subject, including whether he supports Proposition 1, is drawing criticism from pro-choice advocates. Proposition 1 would … Read more