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Posts By: Kelsey Grimes

Abortion Reversal is Not a Thing

Greetings, from your local policy nerds at URGE. We’ve got some news: “abortion reversal” is not a thing. You might be thinking “what the heck is that?”, or “those are some words I have not seen together before”, or “yeah, I already knew that.” Well, you know who doesn’t know that abortion reversal is not a thing? The Trump Administration. Scott Lloyd, head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), reportedly floated the idea of trying “abortion reversal” to stop the abortion of Jane Doe, a young immigrant held in ORR custody (don’t worry, Jane Doe got her abortion, despite the government fighting her every step of the way). Let’s chat for a minute about how messed up it is for the government to even suggest abortion reversal – namely… Read more »

2018 Resolutions

Believe it or not, 2017 is drawing to a close! The New Year is a time for us to reflect on the year behind us and also think about our resolutions for 2018. A bright, shiny new year in which the government will fully fund abortion, stop shaming young people for their sexual health choices, and generally just be functional (ok maybe not, but we are speaking it into existence.) On that note, here is a list of URGE’s 2018 resolutions: 1. Mobilize young people to VOTE!               Listen, y’all: we know it’s been a tough year. You know how you can help next year suck less? By voting for people who you think best represent your interests. I mean, look at Virginia! Virginia… Read more »