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Reproductive Rights and Women's Health

Read the latest updates and learn more reproductive rights and women’s health through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Reproductive Rights and Women's Health

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

On Purim, Exploring the Intersections of Reproductive Justice and Criminal Justice
Posted on Wednesday February 25, 2015

On Purim, we celebrate a time of transition for the Jews, from “grief to joy and from mourning to a festive day—to make them days of feasting and joy, and sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor” (Megillat Esther 9). As we prepare for Purim, we look forward to a time of […]

House of Representatives Passes Severe Anti-Abortion Bill to “Celebrate” Roe v. Wade Anniversary
Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

On January 22, we commemorated the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established our constitutionally protected right to decide whether or not to have an abortion. That same day, in an affront to the legacy of Roe, the House of Representatives voted to pass the No Taxpayer Funding […]

Reform Jewish Movement Marks Roe v. Wade Anniversary; Condemns Dangerous House Bill
Posted on Thursday January 22, 2015

Today, we commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established the constitutionally protected right of a woman to decide whether or not to have an abortion. In an affront to the legacy of Roe v. Wade, the House of Representatives voted this afternoon to […]

On the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Raising Our Voices for Reproductive Justice
Posted on Thursday January 15, 2015

On January 22, we commemorate the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established the constitutionally protected right of a woman to choose whether or not to have an abortion. The Court held that under the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of due process, the government’s interest in protecting potential life does […]

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