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Planned Parenthood Empowers Students

Photo Credit: Flickr/CreativeCommons This piece was first published by The Ithaca Journal on December 8th by YP4 ’14 Christina Tudor. It’s republished here to uplift her powerful organizing in upstate…

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Understanding the Most Important Reproductive Rights Case in Decades

Activists protests for reproductive health access in Texas. (Credit: Creative Commons/Flickr)   Earlier this year, Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg told an interviewer that “[w]e will never see a day when…

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Undue Burden and the Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

As I write this, news has just broken that the President will veto the Stop Gap Spending Bill which is widely known as the effort to defund Planned Parenthood throughout the country. This…


The Supreme Court Steps in to Save Texas’ Abortion Clinics

By Christina Tudor, 2015 YP4 Fellow Recently the Supreme Court stepped in to keep several Texas abortion clinics open—for now. This last minute Hail Mary indicates that there is a…


Hobby Lobby: One Year Later

By Christina Tudor, 2015 YP4 Fellow The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) recently released a report listing all the ways in which the year old Hobby Lobby decision has opened…


The American Constitution Society Convention: A Reflection

By Christina Tudor, 2015 YP4 Fellow About a week ago I walked twenty five minutes to the closest Forever 21 in pursuit of a professional-looking jacket at a reasonable price….

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Reproductive Justice and the Courts: Reflections on CLPP

By Emma Halling, 2014 YP4 Fellow Early this April, I convened with hundreds of other reproductive-justice-minded individuals upon Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts for the annual Civil Liberties and Public…

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YP4 Leads Trainings at “Take Root” Reproductive Justice Conference in Oklahoma

By Vidushani Jayalal Originally posted on the People For Blog Last week, Young People For (YP4) Director Joy Lawson, YP4 Fellowship Associate Vidushani Jayalal, and current YP4 Fellow Alyssah Roth…