In the News, 2016

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  • November 18, 2016, Gothamist, “Is NY Prepared to Protect Abortion And Contraception Access Under President Trump?”

  • November 10, 2016, Fusion, “Exit polls were wrong about how many Asian Americans supported Trump”

  • November 7, 2016, Dallas News, “Results of survey of Asian American/Pacific Islander voters to be released Tuesday”

  • September 6, 2016, Phoenix New Times, “Planned Parenthood to Stream Abortion Awareness Concert Featuring Sia and More in Downtown Phoenix on Saturday”

  • September 2, 2016, India West, “Indian American Purvi Patel Walks Out of Prison After Feticide Conviction Overturned”

  • August 25, 2016, India West, “State Will Not Appeal Overturned Feticide Conviction of Purvi Patel; Indian American Woman May Be Freed from Prison Next Month”

  • August 8, 2016, Cleveland.com, “Sia to headline free abortion rights event at Wolstein Center as part of nationwide program”

  • August 1, 2016, Workers World, “Partial victory for reproductive justice in Indiana”

  • July 26, 2016, Color Lines, “ICYMI: Purvi Patel’s Feticide Conviction Overturned”

  • July 26, 2016, India West, “Purvi Patel Will Continue to Serve Time in Prison, Despite Overturn of Conviction of Feticide for Self-Induced Abortion”

  • July 26, 2016, NBC News, “Advocates Applaud Indiana Reversal on Purvi Patel Feticide Case”

  • July 25, 2016, The Establishment, “Purvi Patel’s Reduced ‘Feticide’ Sentence Is A Victory—But Not Enough”

  • July 24, 2016, TJC Junior College, “Indiana Drops Murder Charge Against Woman For Her Abortion”

  • June 29, 2016, DLG Media, “What SCOTUS’ HB2 Decision Means for WOC’s Reproductive Health”

  • June 27, 2016, Vice News, “Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic restrictions in major pro-choice ruling”

  • June 27, 2016, NBC News, “Asian-American Advocates Celebrate Victory in SCOTUS Abortion Ruling”

  • June 20, 2016, Uproxx, “The Supreme Court’s Upcoming Abortion Ruling Is A Huge One, Especially For Minority Women”

  • June 17, 2016, The American Prospect, “Punishing Women for Abortion”

  • June 8, 2016, Alternet, “The Conviction of Purvi Patel and the Criminalization of Abortion”

  • May 23, 2016, MSNBC, “Appeal for Indiana woman convicted for having an abortion”

  • May 20, 2016, The Bergen Dispatch, “Sen. Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women’s Access to Birth Control”

  • May 3, 2016, SCTimes, “SCSU data addresses sex assault and women’s health”

  • May 2, 2016, The American Bazaar, “Purvi Patel’s ‘feticide’ case has huge implications for reproductive rights of women in the US”

  • April 21, 2016, Rewire.News, “Breaking: Congressional Testimony: Anti-Choice Measure Would Turn People of Color Into ‘Suspects in the Exam Room’”

  • April 20, 2016, Women’s E-News, “Here’s Why that Race-Sex Abortion Ban Bill is So Discriminatory”

  • April 15, 2016, Women’s Health Policy Report, “PRENDA ‘undermines constitutional rights’ of black, Asian American women, op-ed states”

  • April 15, 2016, NBC News, “House Reps. Speak Out Against PRENDA, Say Abortion Bill Based on Racial Stereotypes”

  • April 15, 2016, Raw Story, “House Republicans push ‘nightmare’ abortion bill based on anti-Asian stereotypes”

  • April 14, 2016, Slate, “House Hears Arguments on Anti-Abortion Bill with Racist Overtones”

  • April 14, 2016, Think Progress, “GOP Representatives Push Abortion Bill Based On Asian Stereotypes”

  • April 14, 2016, Bustle, “This Sex-Selective, Race-Specific Abortion Ban Is Actually Being Discussed By Congress Right Now”

  • April 13, 2016, Washington Times, “Women’s rights activists say Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing'”

  • April 13, 2016, Huffington Post, “Purvi Patel’s Case Casts a Long Shadow One Year Later”

  • April 7, 2016, eNews Park Forest, “‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’: Rights Groups Sue Indiana Over Abortion Law”

  • March 29, 2016, White House, “What They’re Saying – AAPI Community”

  • March 25, 2016, Media Matters, “69 Leading Civil Rights, Advocacy, And Faith Organizations Call Out Hateful Rhetoric In Wake Of Belgium, Turkey Tragedies”

  • March 25, 2016, Broadly, “Insulting New Abortion Law Forces Women to Pay for Fetus Funerals”

  • March 25, 2016, Indy Star, “Reaction to Indiana’s new abortion restrictions”

  • March 24, 2016, Muslim Advocates, “Nearly 70 Leading Civil Rights, Advocacy, and Faith Organizations Call Out Hateful Rhetoric In Wake of Belgium and Turkey Tragedies”

  • March 23, 2016, truth-out.org, “Indiana’s Anti-Abortion Bill: A Blueprint for Attacks on Rights Nationwide”

  • March 22, 2016, Medium, “On AAPI representation, understanding the wealth gap, and how the model minority hurts us”

  • March 22, 2016, NBC News, “SCOTUS Ruling on Texas Abortion Case Means Impact on Asian-American Women”

  • March 9, 2016, Colorlines, “New Website Helps Undocumented Immigrant Women Exercise Their Rights”

  • March 8, 2016, NBC News, “Immigration Rights Website Geared Toward Undocumented Women Launches”

  • March 4, 2016, Planned Parenthood Action, “5 Unforgettable Moments of this Week’s Abortion Access Rally at the Supreme Court”

  • March 2, 2016, Cronkite News: Arizona PBS, “Arizonans join thousands rallying at Supreme Court for abortion case”

  • March 2, 2016, Teen Vogue, “Today’s Supreme Court Case Could Have a Major Impact on a Woman’s Right to Choose”

  • March 1, 2016, NBC News, “#31Days of Feminism: Fierce Feminists Fighting for Equality Everyday”

  • February 22, 2016, The City Sentinel, “Annual Take Root Conference gathers reproductive justice activists in red states”

  • February 22, 2016, LGBT Weekly, “LGBTQ Task Force joins Amicus Brief in support of birth control coverage in the Affordable Care Act”

  • February 8, 2016, Asian American Press, “Gail Chang Bohr receives Minnesota MLK Distinguished Service Award”

  • January 22, 2016, Ford Foundation, “43 years after Roe v. Wade, why we (still) need reproductive justice”

  • January 12, 2016, India.com, “State Reponds to Purvi Patel’s Appeal on 20-Year Sentence for Feticide and Neglect”

  • January 11, 2016, RH Reality Check, “Advocates Call ICE Raids ‘Classic Reproductive Oppression’”