While overall access to contraception and other reproductive health services have increased over the last 20 years, access for low-income women and women of color has dropped.
Since the 2010 elections, anti-abortionists have grown more emboldened in their attempts to restrict not only abortion services, but also to basic reproductive care.
African-American women have been especially targeted in a series of anti-abortion billboards posted across the country. Enraged by this finger-pointing, reproductive justice activist of all colors got together to fight for every woman’s right to health care. On this edition, the fight for access to reproductive health care.
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This program was funded in part by the Mary Wohlford Foundation.
Dorothy Roberts, Northwestern University law professor; Loretta Ross, founder and national coordinator of SisterSong; Susan Cohen, director of Government Affairs at Guttmacher Institute;Nicole Gross, single mom; Chloe Heintz, rape survivor; Nicole Safar, public policy director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin; Heidi Williamson, national advocacy policy coordinator for SisterSong; Walter B. Hoye II, founder and president of Issues 4 Life.