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Sun Oct 17, 2021, 04:14 PM

'For all families and gender identities': WNBA union denounces Texas abortion ban in New York Times

“Reproductive rights are human rights. Family planning is freedom.”

This statement is at the heart of a full-page print ad that the WNBA players’ union is running in the New York Times on Sunday against Texas’ six-week abortion ban and in support of reproductive rights, in what the player’s association executive director Terri Jackson described to The 19th as a first for the league.

“You’ve seen the players stand up in a myriad of ways,” she said. But taking a stance in the Times, with players adding their signatures to the declaration, is new ground: “We haven’t done this before.”

The ad had its debut the same day as Game 4 of the 2021 WNBA Finals and comes after Texas’ abortion ban went back into place following a temporary emergency stay by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

https://19thnews.org/2021/10/wnba-union-buys-new-york-times-ad-against-texas-abortion-law/?amp&__twitter_impression=true

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dutch777 Oct 17 #1

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Sun Oct 17, 2021, 04:32 PM

1. Yeah, refuse to play pro sports games in TX. And then college....

Go for it!

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