Today is the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the ruling that legalized abortion. The media may focus on anti-abortion demonstrations, but the real story is the newly proactive abortion rights movement rising in states across this country.
Over the past two weeks, lawmakers and advocates from 18 states jointly announced that they have, or will, introduce more than 85 abortion rights policies. Here's why and how.
How can the abortion rights movement reverse the trend of losses in state legislatures? By introducing and fighting for proactive legislation laid out in the brand-new "Playbook for Abortion Rights."
The Oklahoma House banned AP American History, the Tennessee House named the Bible “the official state book,” the Mississippi House passed a “Jesus Take the Wheel” bill. These right-wing efforts seem crazy. They're not.
The GOP gained more than 300 state legislative seats in the 2014 election and now control 69 state legislative bodies while Democrats hold only 30. Progressives desperately need to engineer a strong comeback in 2016. And we can do it.