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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The  Students for a Democratic Society led a protest and march for justice for pro-choice rights on Thursday, May 5.

More than 200 students march for abortion rights amid possible overturn of Roe v. Wade

Joyleah Odom and Alton Northup, Reporters May 6, 2022

More than 200 students marched across campus Thursday advocating for abortion rights in response to a leaked draft opinion that signaled the Supreme Court may be preparing to overturn Roe v. Wade, the...

The Planned Parenthood of Ohio Kent branch located at 138 East Main Street. 

Texas abortion legislation may affect the future of Ohio policies

Annie Zwisler Managing Editor October 6, 2021

Republican officials in many states are pushing for stricter abortion laws after Texas passed one of the most controversial and restrictive abortion laws in the country. The Texas law, known as Senate...

Participants in Clevelands Womens March cross over the Hope Memorial Bridge on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021.

Women’s March in Cleveland draws hundreds

Alton Northup Reporter Kennedy Gotham TV2 Reporter October 6, 2021

More than a thousand people gathered in Cleveland Saturday afternoon for the first Women’s March in Cleveland since the inauguration of President Joe Biden. The event, which joined more than 600 planned...

The Justice Departments uphill battle against Texas abortion ban

The Justice Department’s uphill battle against Texas’ abortion ban

Tierney Sneed, CNN September 10, 2021

(CNN) -- In its lawsuit challenging Texas six-week abortion ban, the Justice Department is throwing a Hail Mary pass to get over the procedural stumbling blocks that have thwarted other attempts to block...

OPINION: Misunderstood? One-issue voters, misconceptions and what some of them may really care about

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer March 26, 2021

As someone who, for lack of a better term, enjoys thinking about the relationship between social issues and the law a fair amount, I often found myself analyzing the curiosity that was one-issue (or “single-issue”)...

OPINION: The Overton Window — which way is it sliding?

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

Ross McDonnell is a junior journalism major at Kent State and is just starting his second semester of writing for The Kent Stater and KentWired.com. While his eventual career goal one day is to become...

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LOGAN CYRUS January 28, 2021

Former Vice President, Joe Biden, adresses the audience at the We Decide: Planned Parenthood Action Fund 2020 Election Forum to Focus on Abortion and Reproductive Rights event in Columbia, SC on June,...

Former Vice President, Joe Biden, adresses the audience at the We Decide: Planned Parenthood Action Fund 2020 Election Forum to Focus on Abortion and Reproductive Rights event in Columbia, SC on June, 22 2019. - Many of the Democratic candidates running for president are in Columbia to make appearances at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention and the Planned Parenthood Election Forum on June 22. (Photo by Logan Cyrus / AFP) (Photo by LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden signs memorandum reversing Trump abortion access restrictions

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden signed a presidential memorandum on Thursday to reverse restrictions on abortion access domestically and abroad imposed and expanded by the Trump administration.The memorandum...

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What Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation means to students and faculty

Bella Hagey Reporter November 5, 2020

With Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Oct. 27, many fear losing access to abortion and birth control and seeing the legality of gay marriage overturned.Prominent Supreme Court...

HBO Max’s “Unpregnant” stars Haley Lu Richardson (right) and Barbie Ferreira (left) as the two characters leave the state of Missouri to get an abortion. 

OPINION: “Unpregnant” Movie Review

Jessica Goodwin Opinion Writer September 24, 2020

On Sept. 10, HBO Max released their newest original film, “Unpregnant.” With a title like that it was sure to turn heads and raise questions. The film directed and written by Rachel Lee Goldenberg...

Student Success Leader Jasmyn Robinson leads a small group in the Kent Talk: The A Word. The small groups had in-depth discussions about abortion rather than the broader discussion the group had as a whole at the beginning of the talk.

Student organizations host Kent Talk event on abortion

Katia Rodriguez September 14, 2019

Abortion is a topic that has continued to increase in discussion, especially at the Ohio Statehouse. Student organizations like Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kent State and Kent State Students for Life,...

Letter to the Editor: Obscene images poorly paint abortion argument

Lailah Berry November 8, 2017

The House committee is considering an extreme and unconstitutional abortion ban. Once again, anti-abortion politicians justified the ban by using scare tactics.Unfortunately, these tactics are common and...

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