Women’s Rights

Kansas Lawmaker: Vote NO on Abortion Ban Referendum, First in Post-Roe Era

BreakThrough News
On August 2nd, Kansas will be the first state to vote on an abortion ballot measure since the Supreme Court overturned the federal right to abortion in the Dobbs decision. This measure would amend the Kansas Bill of Rights to state that there’s no state constitutional right to abortion. Kansas...

The Rising Tide of Resistance to Women’s Rights Rollback

BreakThrough News
In the United States women’s rights are under assault with a looming Supreme Court decision that could ban abortion in all 50 states. The prospect of a significant roll-back of rights has already sparked a strong response. Karina Garcia, organizer with the Party for Socialism and Liberation, with ten years...

‘Pro-life’ apparently means forced birth but cuts to child tax credits and postpartum Medicaid cover

Nicole Roussell
The following is a lightly edited transcription from In the News, the weekly Tuesday show on The Socialist Program. Subscribe here. Nicole: People have been in the streets throughout the country protesting the draft opinion to overturn Roe v Wade. Just this weekend, from Friday to Monday, over 30 cities...

Democrats Had Many Chances to Pass a Federal Right to Abortion Care

Nicole Roussell
The following is a lightly edited transcription from In the News, the weekly Tuesday show on The Socialist Program. Subscribe here. Nicole: The leaked draft decision from the Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade has sent tens of thousands of people into the streets. However, the Democratic Party’s response has...

Fear of Lawsuits in Texas Has Frozen Health Care Services for Women

Eugene Puryear
Mississippi’s abortion ban will be heard at the Supreme Court on December 1, and the court heard arguments on the Texas abortion ban last week. What is the future of women’s reproductive rights in this country? What do Kavanaugh and Barrett’s skeptical questions of the Texas abortion ban mean about...

Girl, Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with Enhancin’, It’s Yours

Rachel hu
On this episode of It’s Not You, It’s Capitalism we ask the question, are BBLs the real pandemic? Listen in to our attempt on a feminist take on plastic surgery. Finally, the COVID-20 weight gain has been on all of our minds. Join us in chatting about how the pandemic...

Vaxxed and Waxxed for Pride

Rachel hu
On this pride special of It’s Not You, It’s Capitalism, we’re talking all about making this “Hot Vaxx Summer” a Hot Rev Summer instead. Also, the movement kicks cops out of NYC Pride … until 2025?? And we of course can’t have a pride special without divulging our gay agenda...

The Dark History of Forced Sterilization

BreakThrough News
Amy Coney Barrett’s ascension to the Supreme Court has put the issues of women’s rights in focus. Attacks on women’s reproductive rights in particular aren’t new or novel. BT breaks down the long and dark history of forced sterilizations in the US.

The U.S. Government Funds Fake Abortion Clinics

BreakThrough News
Trump’s Small Business Administration has approved millions in relief for fake abortion clinics while demanding that Planned Parenthood affiliates — which provide actual health care services — return $80 million in relief funds. Yes, in the middle of a pandemic. Elizabeth Estrada of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice...