Tag: abortion

Dr. Jennifer Merchant’s Talk: “The Criminalization of Women’s Bodies”

By Carol Moore DAUKWC member Carol Moore gives a recap of the informative and thought provoking talk by Dr. Jennifer Merchant about how women’s rights are being impacted by the current political climate and how we can become active in ensuring those rights are…

Why We Must Keep Talking About Sexual and Reproductive Justice in Pride Month

by Sadie Kempner  The DAUK Women’s Caucus are passionately committed to the sexual and reproductive rights under attack from the present administration. If you’ve been reading the news or screaming into the void that is social media, you’ll know how important these rights are…

The Heartbeat Bill and Why It Matters

by Courtney Plummer  A ‘heartbeat bill’ proposes to ban all abortions once a doctor can detect a ‘heartbeat’ in the womb.  This detection usually happens around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women realize they are pregnant. The heartbeat bill has gained considerable momentum in the US…