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June 18, 2021

URGE Statement on Juneteenth

A century and a half since June 19, 1865, — the date federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to ensure all enslaved African Ame… Read more »

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June 8, 2021

Members of Congress Introduce Bill to Protect Abortion Access

The bill arrives just weeks after the Supreme Court announces it will hear an abortion ban case challenging Roe v. Wade (Washingto… Read more »

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May 26, 2021

A Year after the Murder of George Floyd, URGE Reflects

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, was killed by a member of the Minneapolis Police Department. This murder,… Read more »

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May 25, 2021

NEW REPORT – A CALL TO ACTION: LGBTQ+ YOUTH NEED INCLUSIVE SEX EDUCATION

(Washington, DC) – Today, leading policy and health organizations released a major new report detailing the urgent need for LGBTQ+… Read more »

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April 20, 2021

There is No Justice Under White Supremacy

On April 20, 2021, after an almost month-long trial, a Minnesota jury delivered a guilty verdict on all counts in the trial of Der… Read more »

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March 25, 2021

EACH Act Would Improve the Lives of Countless Young People 

On March 25, a coalition of United States senators and representatives introduced the Equitable Access to Care and Health (EACH) A… Read more »

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March 18, 2021

URGE Condemns Racist Attacks on Asian-American Women

(Atlanta, GA) — Statement by Kimberly Inez McGuire, Executive Director of URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity on the… Read more »

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March 8, 2021

URGE Response to Arraignment of Local Columbus Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Advocates Targeted with Criminal Charges

(Columbus, OH) — Statement by Kimberly Inez McGuire, Executive Director of URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity on the… Read more »

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February 23, 2021

In South and Midwest, Legislators Try to Distract Constituents by Attacking Transgender and Nonbinary Young People

Less than one month after the Biden-Harris Administration repealed the transgender military ban and issued an executive order decl… Read more »

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