Pregnant Workers and Reproductive Justice
Despite legal efforts to eliminate it, pregnancy discrimination remains rampant. Responses based in liberty, temporary disability, and sex equality arguments have met limited success in courts.
The Costs of the EPA's Foot-Dragging and Obstinacy
The EPA, like many other agencies, is using every tool in the toolbox to avoid implementing the law. This trend is leading many courts to not give EPA and other agencies the benefit of the doubt in litigation.
Immigration Policy Parallels
Now that the Trump administration has identified an additional 1700 children separated from their families, it’s time to revisit the administration’s legal arguments for why it was not actually separating families; with new, questionably legal actions that arise practically every day, we cannot let the way the administration has handled the fallout of its immigration policies slip by the wayside.
Disestablishing the Mother
Artificial reproductive technology might disestablish the traditional ideas of maternity on which abortion law and discourse rests
The Constitutionality of the 5-5-5 Supreme Court Plan
It would be constitutional to have a 15-person Supreme Court consisting of five Republican-affiliated justices, five Democratic-affiliated Justices, and five more justices unanimously selected by the first ten from judges of the federal court of appeals for a single-year term
Key Context for Trump's Rhetoric About Immigrants
President Trump's rhetoric draw upon a familiar narrative that pathologizes immigration and immigrant reproduction as a threat while protecting and supporting the nation’s “good” mothers, families, and neighborhood
Versus Trump: Trump Loses On Family Planning, Wins In The Ninth, and More
This week on Versus Trump, Jason and Easha go through a few updates to cases involving Title X, which provides money for family planning; the Administration's policy to have many asylum applicants removed to Mexico; and the controversial border wall. Trump lost one, won one—for now, and hasn't yet gotten a decision in the third. Listen now!
Religious Freedom As a Basis for the Right to Choose
If Roe is overturned, doctrines of religious freedom may help safeguard reproductive rights, but only if we build the groundwork by recovering the history of religious reproductive justice and amplifying the moral reasoning of pregnant people
Abortion and #MeToo
The rock-the-world power of #MeToo shows us that the ultimate key to change is story-sharing with families, friends and neighbors
When You Have Five, They Let You Do Whatever You Want
While several of the essays in the edited collection of Reproductive Rights And Justice Stories talk about social movements that have influenced the law, some recent events suggest we should have those discussions without losing our focus on courts themselves
Reproductive Rights and Justice
The story of reproductive justice extends far beyond courts and involves all the conditions in which individuals make decisions about having and not having children