In our newsroom discussion on November 2nd, 2021, we discussed the feminist issues within recent news including sexual assault controversies in public schools, updates on the Texas abortion ban, and girls’ education after the Taliban. The stories we shared allowed for conversation and thought through a feminist lens. Locals news: New Virginia laws are under […]Read More Newsroom roundup 11/02/21
I am sure that almost everyone has at least heard about Texas’ abortion ban by now. And in light of the Supreme Court reviewing the law today (Nov. 1), let’s talk about it. For those of you that don’t know, on September 1st, Texas commenced a law that prohibits abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy, […]Read More Texas Abortion Ban: Let’s Talk About It
Local: During this newsroom (October 5th) we both concluded something about the news- you only know how much you search for. While looking for news stories we were able to find a local, global, and national news story that we felt relates to feminism in a multitude of ways that is inclusive to all women. […]Read More Newsroom Roundup 10/08
We are @stillstanding99, @imabadwitch, and @thefeministsunflower, and this is your newsroom roundup of the week! Local News: After a townhall meeting and advice from legal counsel, Rockingham County Public Schools (RCPS) has made the decision to not adopt new inclusivity policies proposed by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). These policies were proposed in response […]Read More Newsroom Roundup
The long list of people failed by the American government continues to grow even as we approach 2022. Refugees, African Americans, and women are a few out of the bunch. Although the first two listed deserve their own blog post; Texas has made the conversation impossible to ignore. Texas and its undying efforts to turn […]Read More America, who do you care about?
“Republicans are calling women’s bodies ‘Host bodies,’” New York Times author Don Wilson wrote in a tweet on September 3, 2021. For real though, what in the Handmaid’s Tale is going on? On September 1st, 2021, the Texas Abortion Act went into effect banning women in the state from getting an abortion after 6 weeks […]Read More The Gov’t Doesn’t Care About Your Rights… But Bumble does
The issue regarding abortions has been a huge controvery within recents years. Those who agree with the pro-life stance which opposes abortion and those who agree with the pro-choice stance which advocates for abortion rights and legalizing abortions have had an intense fued going on for years. Recently, more and more states have been banning […]Read More Arkansas’ new abortion law
This past week in news: South Carolina’s governor signed the “South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act,” banning most abortions. The new bill requires doctors to perform ultrasounds to check for the fetus’s heartbeat. If detected, the abortion is only permitted if the pregnancy was caused by rape, incest, or if the mother’s […]Read More News Roundup
Roe V. Wade. The case that has shaped abortion law in america since January 22, 1973. Before this case, women had to have doctors approval to get abortions, and in some states, like Texas, where this case originated, abortion was illegal unless the doctor thought it would save the woman’s life. Sarah R. Weddington argued […]Read More Will Roe v. Wade Hold Up Against Newest Conservative Supreme Court Justice?
As if most of us haven’t already lost our ability to go outside and be normal because of the pandemic, now some of us are losing our right to choose.Read More Abortion Rights Being Threatened Once Again