Saying immigrants deserve reproductive rights too, Migrant Justice urges Leahy, Sanders to block Barrett - VT Digger

Vermont’s two U.S. senators have to do more to stop the Senate confirmation of Amy C. Barrett, Vermont advocates for illegal immigrants say. And is it true that high numbers of hysterectomies are happening at ICE facilities in Georgia?

"At the event, Castine, Gomez, and others called for immigrant justice in Vermont, looking beyond Barrett. Reproductive rights are bound up in immigration rights, they said, referring to allegations of high rates of hysterectomies at an ICE facility in Georgia that surfaced last month. They called on Leahy and Sanders to protect both."

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  • d pilone
    commented 2020-10-16 07:55:02 -0400
    Politicians make policy, not the Supreme court.
  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-10-15 16:58:20 -0400