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Jessica Arons Archives

Out of Range

Servicewomen book_alt2 icon Report Women’s presence and roles in the military have greatly increased over the past few decades, but the military is falling far short of its obligation to provide servicewomen with adequate reproductive and sexual health care.

By Jessica Arons, Lindsay Rosenthal, and Donna Barry | Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Interview with Lynn Paltrow

Jessica Arons interviews Lynn Paltrow of the National Advocates for Pregnant Women about the importance of Roe v. Wade for not only women who choose to terminate their pregnancies but also for all women nationwide.

By Jessica Arons | Friday, June 21, 2013

Interview with Miriam Yeung

Miriam Yeung, the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, discusses the intersections and implications of Roe v. Wade on her work on social justice and human rights.

By Jessica Arons | Wednesday, May 22, 2013

How the Hyde Amendment Discriminates Against Poor Women and Women of Color

RallyRestrictions on Medicaid coverage of abortion services disproportionately affect poor women and women of color, further exacerbating inequality in this country.

By Jessica Arons and Lindsay Rosenthal | Friday, May 10, 2013

Senate Immigration Bill Leaves Women’s Health Needs Unanswered

Jessica Arons writes about the importance of providing immigrants to the United States access to health care.

By Jessica Arons | Tuesday, May 7, 2013

It's Time to Eliminate Barriers to Safe Pregnancy Prevention

Jessica Arons writes about how it's long past time to lift these arbitrary and unnecessary barriers to this safe, effective, and time-sensitive method of pregnancy prevention.

By Jessica Arons | Friday, May 3, 2013

Anti-Abortion Movement Made Gosnell's Crimes Possible

Jessica Arons describes three things we can do to protect women from predators such as Kermit Gosnell going forward.

By Jessica Arons | Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Striking Down DOMA Won't Cause a 'Backlash' Against Gay Marriage

Neera Tanden and Jessica Arons argue against the stance that Roe v. Wade hurt the pro-choice cause by trying to do too much, and that striking down DOMA might cause a similar backlash against gay marriage.

By Neera Tanden and Jessica Arons | Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Future Choices II

Guadalupe Benitez, Joanne Clark, Gabriel Clark Benitez, book_alt2 icon Report The longer we put off the regulation and oversight of assisted reproductive technologies, the more complications that will ensue for an untold number of families.

By Jessica Arons and Liz Chen | Monday, March 25, 2013

Interview with Viviana Waisman

Viviana Waisman, executive director of Women's Link Worldwide, explains some of the successful strategies she has employed to enforce human rights standards before a number of foreign and international courts and shares lessons that advocates around the world can adopt.

By Jessica Arons | Friday, March 22, 2013

How the US Denies Justice to Victims of Sexual Violence Worldwide

Jessica Arons discusses how the United States fails to provide justice to global victims of sexual violence.

By Jessica Arons | Friday, March 8, 2013

Bending the Arc Toward Reproductive Justice

Pro-choice rallyAs this week marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Jessica Arons and Shira Saperstein revisit CAP’s 2006 report, “More than a Choice: A Progressive Vision for Reproductive Health & Rights.”

By Jessica Arons and Shira Saperstein | Thursday, January 24, 2013

Letter: Reproductive Justice

Jessica Arons responds to a column in The New York Times that discussed Roe v. Wade.

By Jessica Arons | Wednesday, January 23, 2013

It’s Time for the Pro-Choice Community to Embrace the Word Abortion

Abortion is a difficult and challenging subject but it is a critical piece of the story of women’s advancement and it should not be overlooked or censored. We cannot fight for a right that we cannot name.

By Jessica Arons | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Interview with Nancy Northup

Jessica Arons talks with Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, in the first interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.

By Jessica Arons | Tuesday, January 22, 2013