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Women’s rights begin with access to reproductive health care, and because abortion clinics provide such access, they are on the frontline of the struggle for women’s rights in Puerto Rico.
A look at the battle over abortion rights in Puerto Rico following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of ‘Roe v. Wade’ in 2022, which undid nearly 50 years of reproductive rights protections in the United States
With the overturning of ‘Roe v. Wade’, threats of interstate criminal prosecutions will chill both healthcare workers and patients and undermine access to care, particularly for undocumented immigrants and other vulnerable populations.
“It’s not surprising to us,” said Lupe M. Rodríguez, executive director for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice. “We have been expecting this for many years and sounding the alarm around this possibility.”
It is even harder for pregnant people facing gender-based violence to make informed, active choices about when, how, and if they want to grow their families. In order for Latinas to thrive, and to do that, we must resecure the rights, access, and power to determine our own destinies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.
What would the future look like for low-income communities of color if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade?
WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a report published Monday night in Politico. It’s unclear if the draft represents the court’s final word on the matter.
It is understood that a second-class citizen is a person belonging to a social or political group whose rights and opportunities are inferior to those of the dominant group in a society.
‘Heroes of Another Flag’ or How Nationalist Propaganda Villainizes Puerto Ricans for Serving in US Armed Forces (OPINION)
As for heroes, they may not be Hernández’s heroes, but they are exactly that to their relatives, friends, and the people in their communities. And they are Puerto Rico.
As with anything regarding Puerto Rico, the recent PRNG deployment became political.
I’ve written in the past that essential workers are not heroes simply because we are treated like we are expendable. But heroes are real. I know a hero. She gave me a much-needed reality check. Her name is Celeste Castillo.
I, for one, am glad We Can Be Heroes is having a moment. Like the most famous Latinx superhero film before it, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, We Can Be Heroes celebrates our culture, values, and aesthetic while offering hope that these tools can help build a better future.
Venezuela’s hyperinflation crisis is set against a backdrop of crippling U.S. financial sanctions.
Kavanaugh previously voted against giving an undocumented teen access to abortion in a high profile case.
This just in from actor Michelle Rodríguez. You can read more here. Dear Michelle, you are missing the point. It’s not about “stealing.” You can still “be the change” but you can also remind people what the real issue is. Because there’s a TON of creativity out there, but the access is not there and […]
Editor’s Note: Originally published in AlterNet.org, the authors of the piece approached us as well and have given us permission to reprint. The following essay is our latest installment of opinion pieces regarding U.S. policy in Central America. “[I]n the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the […]
Ah, ProEnglish, one of the many nativist organizations of John Tanton. This is the same “advocacy group” that created a fake undocumented immigrant for a radio ad. Looks like the ProEnglish crew still doesn’t get it, after posting the following image on its Facebook site yesterday: The image refers to this year’s gubernatorial Virginia race […]
The maid characters in Lifetime’s “Devious Maids” are “really the heroes,” according to the show’s co-producer, Eva Longoria. In a story published by Fox News Latino, Longoria kept on task in defending the show, which she co-produced with “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry. Here is what the FNL piece said: Despite recently earning her master’s […]
It really doesn’t surprise us that ProEnglish, which was formed in 1994 by John Tanton, the very same John Tanton who heads up a network of some of the most racist and anti-immigrant organizations in this country (with help from the Vice Chairman of the Heritage Foundation), has now entered the push to stop comprehensive […]
By now I’m sure you’ve seen the video interview of Charles Ramsey, a man being declared hero for rescuing three kidnapped Cleveland women missing for over a decade who were presumed dead. It’s not surprising such incredible news would go viral. It’s also not surprising one of the first few things to happen was the […]