Sep 3, 2021

With Roe Teetering on Total Collapse, Abortion Activism Is More Important than Ever

Progress does not happen without popular support, direct action, and outrage in the streets.

Below is an excerpt from Controlling Women: What We Must Do Now to Save Reproductive Freedom, by Kathryn Kolbert and Julie F. Kay, who have spent years on the frontlines of the battle to protect reproductive rights.

We started our book standing in protest in front of the Supreme Court. Neither of us is very good at chanting or making signs, and we both feel more comfortable in a courtroom than in a street dance. While we always enjoy being with friends, kids, and colleagues for a good cause on a sunny day, that’s not the reason we show up.

Read the full excerpt here.