Abortion, Equal Protection, and the ERA—Courts Then and Now
A half century ago women and men challenging abortion restrictions were creative in making claims on the Constitution, taking to the streets, to the legislatures, and to the courts. In their audacity and creativity, we can find our future.
Reproductive Justice Symposium
Take Care has hosted a symposium on "Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories"—an important new book edited by Melissa Murray, Katherine Shaw, and Reva B. Siegel
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.
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
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
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
Versus Trump: It's Here!
This week on Versus Trump, Charlie, and Easha discuss the long-awaited Mueller Report. They break down the report step-by-step, discuss the legal issues it raises, and have an all-around good time while they're at it. Listen now!