The representation gap – even more significant for women of color – poses a huge barrier to ensuring policies that support state-level abortion access WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 28, 2023 – In a newly released report, Democracy & Abortion...
The last year has been devastating. Even though advocates in the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement have been sounding the alarm for years – decades, even – about what the fall of Roe v. Wade would mean, I wasn’t prepared for what that would actually look like. But as we mark one year since the Dobbs decision, I am choosing – despite everything – to lean into optimism, to believe in and build toward a future where abortion is truly available to everyone.
Most sexual assault is never reported,often because survivors distrust or fear the police, or believe that the police can’t or won’t do anything to help.
Over the past couple of years, the Trump administration has aggressively sidelined science in policymaking – whether by suppressing or misrepresenting evidence, undermining federal grants, or selecting unqualified and conflicted appointees to lead agencies and programs. As a result, our nation’s public health and well-being are suffering.