“We have to think about this other strategy. If you keep doing defensive work, you just kind of respond, respond, respond. You have to be proactive. You have to build,” says Briana Perry, Co-director of Healthy and Free Tennessee.Peter White

Imagining Another Right-winger on the Supreme Court

THE TENNESSEE TRIBUNE — The U.S. Senate begins confirmation hearings Tuesday, September 4, and will likely confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He is currently a federal judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. […read more]

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Limiting Women’s Right to Choose

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist I was 20 years old when Roe v. Wade was decided.  A year before the decision, a young woman who lived in my dormitory attempted to abort herself and hemorrhaged so badly that she was hospitalized.  I’ll never forget the blood on the floor Read More

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Beyond the Rhetoric: The Abortion Holocaust

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Let me first say that I believe a woman should have the right to an abortion.  It is the law and each person has their own decision to make.  However, since the court decision, Roe V. Wade, the amount Read More


40 Years After Roe v. Wade, Abortion Foes Are Winning — and Losing

(RNS) Four decades after Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, many opponents of the decision are in a celebratory mood while those backing abortion rights are glum, feeling that momentum is turning decisively against them. Tens of thousands of anti-abortion protesters Read More