Category Archives: pro-choice activism

Licenses for Sidewalk Counselors

McCullen v. Coakley got me thinking. Justice Scalia is intent on calling the people who stand outside offering their opinions to strangers entering clinics counselors, not protesters. The plaintiff in the case, Eleanor McCullen, claims she’s just a mother and … Continue reading

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Adding Cubs to the Pack of Lone Wolves

Two incidents are weighing heavily on my mind these days: The near-destruction of an abortion clinic in Montana. To call it vandalism is to understate the level of chaos and destruction, and the impact on the business and the clients. … Continue reading

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Where Are the Young Women?

This question ¬†often gets asked by a generation that has been working longer than they should have been required to work to secure basic, fundamental rights to privacy and bodily integrity. We could have a long conversation deconstructing what is … Continue reading

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All for Access, Access for All

It became clear, sitting in the Texas capitol surrounded by new friends in orange this summer, that we’re starting to do things differently around here. Smaller reproductive justice organizations like NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, Lilith Fund, and Jane’s Due Process dedicated … Continue reading

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DPS is Reading Your Tweets. And They Just Don’t Get It.

Thanks to a Texas Public Information Act request, the state Department of Public Safety has released almost 150 pages of their evidence and discussion about alleged plans that “orange shirts” had for being disruptive at the capitol during debate over … Continue reading

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