From One 25 Year Old to Another

This is an open letter to Scott Walker’s campaign press secretary, Alleigh Marre, who is currently taking heat for having previously expressed support for Planned Parenthood in a blog. Dear Alleigh, I’m really sorry to hear that your job might be in jeopardy because you support Planned Parenthood. While I’m not interested in working for

Talking Back

On Sunday, Feb. 16th the Wisconsin State Journal featured a misleading op-ed from Matt Bowman regarding Ald. Lisa Subeck’s proposed “buffer zone” ordinance on its front page. Madison NOW has supported the ordinance from the beginning and we are not persuaded by the faulty logic of Matt Bowman or the Alliance Defending Freedom. We encourage

After Tiller – Updates and sponsors!

  Join our great list of sponsors! Become an ally! Representative Chris Taylor Representative Janet Bewely The Madison premier of the 2013 Sundance documentary After Tiller is less than two weeks away. Tickets are flying and we’re proud to have several great sponsors and allies. It’s not too late to join them in helping us

Madison Buffer Zone Ordinance

Members of the Madison chapter of NOW appeared and registered votes in support of a proposed ordinance which would implement an 8 foot “floating” buffer zone within 160 feet of any health care facility in the city. This ordinance, proposed by Alderperson, Lisa Subeck, of the 1st district, protects persons entering or exiting any health

Continuing the Discussion: Day 4

Today we’re reading a piece from RH Reality Check that expands on everything we’ve read so far about abortion as black genocide. The Road to Roe: Paved with Bodies of Women of Color and the Legal Activism of African Americans highlights the major role that African American activists played in securing abortion rights in the

Continuing the Discussion: Day 3

Today we look to Colorlines for more background on the “abortion as genocide” tactic that was most recently employed by anti-choicers in our own state capitol. Colorlines is a daily news site with a focus on race, featuring “a multiracial team of writers who cover stories from the perspective of community, rather than through the