Tag: Column

OP-ED: Reflecting on the 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

On January 22, 1973 our nation’s highest court ruled that our right to have an abortion was protected under the Constitution - a decision that a majority of Americans and Wisconsinites support, even five decades later. Last year, the conservative majority court went against the will of the people and overturned the federal protections of Roe v. Wade.

OP-ED: Politicians Need to Protect Our Right to Live Free From Fear of Mass Shootings, Not Gun Lobby Interests

We all deserve the right to feel safe in our homes, in our schools, in our places of worship, in our local bars and restaurants, and everywhere we visit. But, as we were brutally reminded in the wake of yet another deadly mass shooting attack this weekend - this one targeted at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado - our right to be safe in our communities and the freedom to live without fear of gun violence is sorely lacking.