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Virginia is one vote away from being Texas

One of my favorite posters from recent womens’ rights marches is the one that reads: “I can’t believe I still have to protest this [stuff].” (Of course, the sign used a different word than “stuff.”) But the point is correct: The right to make fundamental decisions about one’s reproductive health

October 14, 2021 Reproductive Freedom

Remembering Charlottesville

On the anniversary of the Unite the Right march in Charlottesville, which resulted in the death of Heather Heyer and two police officers and serious injuries to many others, we reaffirm our commitment to the fight for racial justice. 

August 12, 2021 Racial Justice