Abortion Rights Archives

No access means no choice

May 12, 2022

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times Since January 22, 1973, women in the United States have felt assured that their legal right to the option of a safe abortion was protected, after the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade. A second case decided later that same year, Doe v. Bolton, seemed… [Read More]

The fight over abortion rights is a black issue

May 5, 2022

Black women make up about a third of abortions and are at least 3 times more likely than white women to die due to pregnancy-related causes. Maternal health care advocates raised alarm Tuesday, May 3, 2022, after a leaked U.S. Supreme Court opinion suggested that the nation’s highest court is poised to overturn Roe v…. [Read More]