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Publisher’s Commentary 2: Faith in Humankind

people did not know in the early 1900s as much as we do now about behavioral changes that can come from wraparound mental, financial, and healing services. Education about genetics and mental health then — and for some still today — was limited to thinking that everything we are and can be is related to genes, and is unchangeable.

Commentary: My Abortion Experience in 1962

I was in a panic. I was sure there were doctors — and others — who would perform abortions for a price, but how to find one?

Activist Loretta Ross Talks Bluntly and With Humor at Women Winning Event

Minnesota Women's Press staff attended the Women Winning annual gala celebration on June 12, where activist Loretta Ross delivered a keynote address about reproductive justice.

This is a transcript of her remarks, used with Women Winning's permission.
The Our Justice Team: (l-r) Leah Soule, development director; Shayla Walker, executive director; and Megumi Rierson, communications director

One Year After Dobbs: Minnesota Abortion Providers Speak

It’s scarier [now] for patients and for providers — there are targets on our backs, but we’re committed to meeting people’s needs.

What Can Feminists Make of the Eugenicist History of Abortion?

How free is the choice to have an abortion when disability is imagined to mean the end of potential?

Post-Dobbs: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“A patient said to me, ‘You’ve given me my future back.’ When somebody says that to you, how do you not keep going?” — Tammi Kromenaker, clinic director at Red River Women’s Clinic in Moorhead

All the Force in Her Gut

A post-Roe world isn’t quiet

Reproductive Rights at the Capitol

Lawmakers were busy this session, introducing and passing a record number of laws related to protecting reproductive freedom and gender-affirming health care in Minnesota.

Tapestry: My abortion was…

"Being able to make the decision then created the person I am today."

Three Human Rights Bills Signed Into Law

Protesters for and against three social issue bills…

A Conversation About Reproductive Freedom

Several states are passing legislation designed to protect patients and doctors who are choosing inclusive reproductive care. Minnesota's Reproductive Freedom Defense Act is one of those bills. HF366 passed the House and is awaiting a Senate hearing. This is what it would do in MInnesota.

Status on Reproductive Freedom Defense Act

When Rep. Esther Agbaje (DFL­­–District 59B), also known…