Lizelle Herrera was arrested in Texas and accused of causing the “death of an individual through a self-induced abortion.” The district attorney has now said he will drop the murder charges. The consequences of Texas’ new abortion law are clear to see.
Oklahoma’s new bill will create a near total ban on abortion, if implemented. Plus this summer the Supreme Court will rule on Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban and is unlikely to uphold abortion rights won under Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.
The experience of Covid illustrates Engels’ point. It has vividly demonstrated the role of the family as an economic unit, to provide, unremunerated, unrecognised and with significant personal loss, services that should be socially provided. It is an impossible demand.
The eliminating of extreme poverty is seen not as an end goal but as an important stage in the construction of socialism. Poverty, after all, is an issue of class struggle.
Abortion Rights Autumn 2021 International Round-Up – Kerry Abel draws out some international developments. Some trends are emerging in campaigns for abortion rights around the world.
Abortion Rights solidarity with Texas actions
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