The new pro-life argument in the abortion debate. Following the recent election results, the anti-abortion population has developed a new approach in their fight for pro-life. Interestingly enough, their new argument is based on the environment. Generally a democratic concern, these right-wingers are now showing “care” towards the environment. However, this newly professed concern for […]Read More Are abortion rights an ENVIRONMENTaL issue?
Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade, there have already been many anti-abortion laws put in place across the country. Most abortions are now banned in 13 states and more states are pushing to ban all together or make extremely strict laws. We already know these laws are a feminist issue that strips the rights […]Read More Roe v. wade overturned; a disability issue
IN OUR NEWSROOM ON SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2022, WE REVIEWED AND DISCUSSED AT GLOBAL, NATIONAL, AND LOCAL NEWS FROM A FEMINIST PERSPECTIVE. THE NEWS ARTICLES INCLUDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, A TIK TOK TREND SWEEPING THE NATION, ABORTION RIGHTS IN KANSAS, AND HOW JMU CELEBRATED NATIONAL WOMENS DAY.Read More nEWSROOM rOUNDUP sEPTEMBER 7TH, 2022
Abortion laws have been an ongoing debate for centuries. Well, whether women have the right to make decisions regarding their own bodies has been the topic of many courtrooms, which are more often than not filled by men. Let’s rewind all the way back to 1973. That’s right, 1973. Which sounds like ages ago, because […]Read More Abortion laws in our country: The battle that never ends
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