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Columnist Carrie N. Baker: Protecting access to contraception: A winning issue for Democrats in November 2024
03-27-2024 3:04 PM

By CARRIE N. BAKER

In the wake of growing Republican restrictions on reproductive rights, Democrats in many states are introducing bills to protect access to contraception. In response, Republicans are blocking these bills, going on record as opposed to contraception....

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Columnist Carrie N. Baker: Subminimum wage is a legacy of slavery — Time for one fair wage
02-22-2024 7:01 AM

By CARRIE N. BAKER

During the summer after my sophomore year of college, I worked as a waitress in a West Hartford diner. I earned $2.13 an hour plus tips. I had to smile at nasty customers all day long to get the tips I relied on to pay rent for a room at the YWCA in...


Columnist Carrie Baker: Democracy and women’s rights in 2024
12-27-2023 3:55 PM

By CARRIE N. BAKER

Over 60 percent of Americans support abortion rights, but last year Roe was overturned and 14 states now ban abortions in most circumstances. A president who lost the popular vote by millions appointed three staunch opponents of abortion to the...


Columnist Carrie Baker: Abortion pill access rose after Dobbs ruling, COVID
10-25-2023 7:08 PM

By CARRIE N. BAKER

In nations banning abortion across the world, activists have created community support networks facilitating access to abortion pills. In June 2022, when the Supreme Court eliminated constitutional abortion rights in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health...


Columnist Carrie Baker: Countering anti-abortion disinformation and coercion in a post-Roe era
06-22-2023 8:20 AM

By CARRIE N. BAKER

Last June, the Supreme Court eliminated our constitutional right to choose for ourselves whether or not to continue a pregnancy, allowing states to force the dangerous and burdensome conditions of pregnancy, labor and delivery on unwilling women,...


Columnist Carrie N. Baker: Ayanna Pressley leads final push for ERA
05-24-2023 5:56 PM

By CARRIE N. BAKER

On April 28, Massachusetts CongresswomanAyannaPressley marched at the head of a large group of U.S. House members to the Senate chambers to demand passage of a joint resolution, S.J. Res. 4, to finally recognize the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) as the...


Columnist Carrie Baker: Cutting-edge domestic violence prevention — coercive control bills
02-24-2023 4:17 PM

By CARRIE N. BAKER

On Jan. 17, prosecutors in Stoughton charged Victor Carter with viciously murdering Amber Buckner, who was stabbed 30 times. Police found her with the handle of a 4-inch knife protruding from her right temple. The next day, prosecutors in Quincy...

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