Today marks 48 years since Roe v. Wade, established the legal right to an abortion. Just last week, Governor Noem announced her intent to introduce an anti-abortion bill to the Legislature.
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for his involvement in the deadly attack at the U.S. Capitol. President Trump is now the first president in our history to be impeached twice. All eyes now turn to the U.S. Senate for action.
“The South Dakota legislature has and will try anything to eliminate access to abortion in the state and this inflammatory pledge only makes that more clear. This is just one more abortion ban from Governor Noem."
"The path forward must be accountability, justice, and democracy reform to bring significant change and to ensure this never happens again. This moment demands that we stand against this injustice—for our children and for the future of our country.”
Biden and Harris have strong records of fighting for reproductive rights and health care equity.
Today, Planned Parenthood North Central States released a statement denouncing problematic portions of the organization’s history with founder Margaret Sanger. We are owning our organization’s history and are committed to addressing the implicit bias and structural racism within our organization and communities.
A selection of resources for white and non-Black people of color to get started on exploring racial inequity in America. All videos are free to access!
As Pride month comes to a close, we look back on the month of June as one that pushed us, challenged us, and called us to do more. We must never forget that Pride began as an act of protest by a Black trans woman. That protest continues.
June Medical Services v. Russo not only threatens access to care, it also brings up the issue of “third-party standing” and whether it is applicable in abortion cases. If the Court rules that physicians and health centers no longer have “third-party standing,” it will make it much more difficult for unnecessary abortion restrictions to be challenged in the courts.