Author: Chanel Dubofsky

Abortion Under Threat: What You Need to Know

While many of us are at home, anti-choice politicians and their supporters are exploiting the anxiety around COVID-19 by attacking access to abortion rights.

When a Fetus Gets Legal Rights, Guess Who Suffers?

This film clarifies that the tentacles of the anti-choice movement reach far beyond access to abortion, and we all have reason to be afraid. Check out the case of an Orthodox Jewish woman who was given a C-section against her wishes.

The Controversial Centerpiece of the Other Israel Film Festival

Tsemel never wins. As in, she tells the camera, her clients always end up serving time. The point of continuing is to challenge the Israeli court system, which has been corrupted by the Occupation. “Why appeal if you don’t believe in the courts?,” Tsemel is asked. She replies, “To change them.”

Abortion is Good for Children. You Heard Right.

Not only were the children of women who could not access abortion in greater economic peril, but they were also more delayed in terms of their development, and their mothers reported feelings of being trapped and poor maternal bonding.