Each March, dozens of countries across the globe commemorate Women’s History Month as a time to highlight the political, cultural, and socioeconomic achievements of women.
Ally Karpel is a rising second-year rabbinical student at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles. Prior to rabbinical school she ran the WRJ-RAC Reproductive Health & Rights Campaign, where she drove strategy around the Reform Movement's reproductive rights advocacy. Prior to her work on the campaign, Ally worked as the WRJ Eisendrath Legislative Assistant, where she represented WRJ in coalition and on Capitol Hill in advocating for a range of issues, including reproductive rights, gender-based violence, economic justice, labor rights, and disability rights.
Contraception at the Supreme Court: What you need to know about (yet another) major birth control case
Tomorrow, May 6, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Trump v. Pennsylvania/Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania, two consolidated cases challenging the Department of Health and Human Services October 2017 rules that
Update: On March 30, federal judges in Alabama, Ohio, and Texas temporarily blocked each state's abortion bans. On March 31, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay on the ruling in Texas, allowing Texas' abortion ban to go back into effect. We urge
Growing up in Texas, the summer of 2013 was a monumental time to be inspired by the power of women’s voices.