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GOP Aims to Paint Telehealth Providers of Abortion Pills as “Drug Traffickers”

Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of United for Reproductive and Gender Equity, said the lawsuit in Texas is a dangerous attempt by anti-abortion groups to “severely restrict the reproductive health care decisions of millions of people” and further upend pregnancy care as the nation grapples with an extremely confusing post-Roe legal landscape. “Let’s be clear: Abortion pills are a safe and effective option for managing abortions on our own terms, and they should be accessible for everyone everywhere, whether in a clinic or for self-managed abortion,” McGuire said in a statement.

Even Artwork About Abortion Is Legally Risky Now

“We knew, coming to Texas, that we would have to take certain precautions. We consulted with legal counsel,” Kimberly Inez McGuire, steering committee member of the Abortion On Our Own Terms Campaign, told VICE News. “I have a 1-year-old daughter and I was going to bring her with me, but I made the decision to actually also bring my mother, because on the off-chance that we were unjustly and illegally arrested for doing this, I wanted to make sure there was someone to take care of my kid.”

Young, impatient, and intersectional: Gen Z activists tackle abortion

“That’s important, because lived experiences have an impact on how you show up in your activism,” says Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity, or URGE, which she describes as an “intersectional reproductive justice organization” with a youth focus.

Kansas voters resoundingly protect their access to abortion

“Kansans bluntly rejected anti-abortion politicians’ attempts at creating a reproductive police state,” said Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity. ”Today’s vote was a powerful rebuke and a promise of the mounting resistance.”

If Roe falls, what can Biden do on abortion access? Advocacy groups get creative

“We are all thinking creatively about what administrative solutions might exist,” including increasing the availability of abortion pills, said Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity who met with the White House in one of its “listening sessions.” “But in this specific moment, what I’m looking for from this administration is leadership,” she said.

Abortion Rights At Risk, According to Politico (Audio)

Terry Haines, founder of Pangaea Policy, and Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of the advocacy group Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equality, talk about the future of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision protecting the constitutional right to abortion with Bloomberg’s Nathan Hager