Archive for February, 2014

Feb 25, 2014

Don’t let South Dakota pass a racist, anti-immigrant abortion ban!

South Dakota already has some of the most restrictive anti-choice laws in the country. Now the state legislature is poised to pass a racist bill to restrict access to abortions even further. Lawmakers claim the bill is necessary because Asian immigrants, who they say don’t value woman and girls, are coming to their state. Our […]

Feb 25, 2014

GOP Lawmaker: We Need to Ban Sex-Based Abortions Because of Asian Immigrants [Mother Jones]

Supporters of a South Dakota bill to ban “sex-selective abortions” say Asian Americans don’t value girls as much as boys.

Feb 24, 2014

Victory in Virginia!

On February 5th, we stopped a deceptive sex-selective abortion ban that targets and stigmatizes AAPI women. Many thanks to our partners at the Coalition for Asian Pacific Americans of Virginia for testifying against the bill and to all our members who took action and contacted Virginia lawmakers!