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Feminist Sleeper Cell - Ep 99, Pt 3 - The Garbage Regulations w/ Molly Bangs

December 19, 2020 News Article

Molly Bangs of Equity Forward is here to guide us through our third and final trimester. There are way too many appointed vaginal crossing guards empowered to make regulations about your body and this year they destroyed some programs that folks count on to access care. We cover some of the...

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LGBTQ and Women’s Rights Activists in Europe Hope a Biden Administration Will Make the U.S. an Ally Again

December 18, 2020 News Article

“The Trump Administration has attacked abortion rights, LGBTQ rights, other human rights at every turn, and has also really laid the groundwork for U.S. based hate groups to employ global policy well beyond when the Trump administration actually leaves the White House,” says Molly Bangs,...

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Meet the Conservative Power Couple Behind Trump’s War on Your Civil Rights

November 2, 2020 News Article

Carrie Severino has been reshaping the judiciary, while Roger Severino has been undermining the laws it upholds.

“Really what it all comes down to is that everybody who was working on the outside to undermine the rules is now inside rewriting the rules,” said Mary Alice Carter,...

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Antibody treatment Trump touts relied on testing with cells derived from fetal tissue

October 8, 2020 News Article

Mary Alice Carter, senior adviser to Equity Forward, a watchdog group that monitors the influence of abortion opponents within the administration, said the use of old cell lines derived from fetal tissue opposed in the letter is parallel to Regeneron’s use of the material to test experimental...

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US reframing of human rights harms women and LGBT people, advocates say

September 17, 2020 News Article

“Pompeo has ramped up his efforts around this commission,” said Molly Bangs, the director of Equity Forward, a reproductive rights watchdog organization. “Other foreign governments are now armed with this blueprint, the commission’s report, which they can feel free to use to rubber-stamp their...

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Pompeo’s Commission on “Unalienable Rights” Prioritizes Property Over People

July 29, 2020 News Article

"Ultimately, we cannot have a Commission ostensibly dedicated to human rights that considers the health and rights of women, LGBTQ folks, as well as Black, Indigenous and people of color to be divisive, and believes in protecting property over people."

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Lots of People Think Plan B Causes Abortions. Here's Why That's Wrong

January 31, 2020 News Article

Most people mistakenly think emergency contraception does the same thing as abortion pills. What's causing the confusion?

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Why Businesses Should Support Reproductive Rights

January 29, 2020 News Article

Businesses are realizing what anti-choice politicians want you to forget: Abortion rights are incredibly popular.

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FORBES: Dear AT&T, Boeing, Pfizer, Comcast, Walmart, Etc: Stop Funding Abortion Attackers

August 21, 2019 News Article

In a new report and open letter to CEOs, a watchdog group is calling for the US' top companies—many of whom have publicly committed to helping women—to end their support for politicians behind the nation's most restrictive abortion laws.

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REWIRE: These States Are Protecting Family Planning Clinics Under Trump’s Domestic ‘Gag Rule’

August 16, 2019 News Article

States are replacing the millions clinics will lose when they exit Title X after the Trump administration imposes its domestic "gag rule."

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