AG Creates New Jersey’s Reproductive Rights Strike Force
NJ Attorney General establishes Reproductive Rights Strike Force to protect access to abortion care for New Jerseyans and residents of other states. In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overruled Roe v. Wade and imperiled the rights of millions of women throughout the country, Attorney General Platkin this week announced the creation of a Reproductive Rights Strike Force, comprised of officials across the Department of Law & Public Safety.
Public perception of CoreCivic differs from the company’s view of itself
Prison yard.Getty images. Complaints and accusations against CoreCivic are numerous and stem from a variety of perspectives; Department of Homeland Security, stockholders, employees and detainees. However CoreCivic’s revenue remains 1.981 billion and the company continues to win new contracts like one for La Palma Correctional Center in Eloy, AZ.
“If banning abortion stops abortions, let’s ban guns and stop gun violence”
(Gayatri Malhotra/Unsplash) The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has caused a number of reactions from Americans and people all over the world. Many celebrated over the news, and many others were prompt to protest.
Gay Liberation and AIDS Activist Marsha P. Johnson (1945 – 1992)
“We have to be visible. We should not be ashamed of who we are.” ~ Marsha P. Johnson. The outside world saw Marsha P. Johnson as part of a subculture, within a subculture, within a subculture. However, the marginalization of her existence couldn't diminish her efforts to advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. To them, the happy-go-lucky, full-of-life drag queen was a hero that rose from anonymity to worldwide fame.
California Democrats are about to make abortion a constitutional right
(Photo by Manny Becerra/Unsplash) Under an amendment presented Wednesday by Democratic legislative leaders, the right to an abortion and the use or refusal of contraception would be entrenched in the California Constitution, thwarting a potential Supreme Court ruling removing federal abortion safeguards.
What happens to abortion in Colorado if Roe’s overturned?
(Denver, CO.) A leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court indicates Roe v. Wade is likely to be overturned next month. The loss of Roe will impact millions of Americans, but in Colorado, abortion rights and access are here to stay.
States Respond to Supreme Court Draft to Overturn Roe v. Wade
At a protest in Washington, a sign reads, "Men should not be making laws about women's bodies."(Gayatri Malhotra/Unsplash) If you’re a woman living in the United States, you most likely heard the news on Monday of the Supreme Court’s proposal to overturn Roe vs. Wade. Regardless of being a female or not, this news is bizarre. Roe vs. Wade was a Supreme Court case heard in 1973 that challenged Texas’ laws on abortion at that time. The Supreme Court voted in favor (7 - 2) of women being able to decide for themselves on terminating a pregnancy, and that it was unconstitutional for any government to intervene with the woman’s choice.
Your Child Can Get A “Divorce” From You; It’s Called “Emancipation of a Minor.”
“Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree. “—Rabindranath Tagore. Did you know that once your child turns 18 years old, they are considered an adult and no longer a minor in most states? This means that they are now responsible for themselves and their actions.
Despite Critics, Mayor Adams Says Letting Non-citizens Vote is ‘Best Choice’
Mayor Adams stresses the importance of championing voting rights.(PJPH/Wikimedia Commons) Mayor Adams shows support for NYC's controversial voting bill. New York City — Over the weekend, Mayor Adams gave legislation the green light to allow almost a million noncitizens the right to vote.