Ebony Magazine: White House Strategy on Upholding Reproductive Rights Involves Black Civil Rights Leaders

September 14. 2022


Executive Director Noreen Farrell is quoted in an Ebony Magazine article about the future of reproductive rights and Black women’s leadership in the movement:

Noreen Farrell, Executive Director of Equal Rights Advocates (ERA) calls the bill “outrageous and out of touch.” In a statement shared with EBONY, she added, “Millions across the country, including corporate employers, had risen up to oppose the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade and state restrictions on abortion bans that soon followed. Republicans in Congress are not listening. This proposed national abortion ban doubles down to turn back progress on reproductive health care access critical to women’s economic security and progress in the workplace. Not surprising, and by design, this policy will harm women of color and low paid working women most, exacerbating existing economic inequality.

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