ARTICLE TAG

Roe v. Wade

Foster Youth Are Not Pawns for a Pro-Life Agenda

10/3/2022

Foster Youth Are Not Pawns for a Pro-Life Agenda

Legislating against abortion is securing unwanted children a spot in foster care, guaranteeing failure for that child, writes Nileh Irsan.

Youth Voice Writer Tasha Matthews

9/28/2022

Knitted and Known: Roe v. Wade Decision Sparks a Call to Action

After this Roe v. Wade decision, I thought about the natural uptick of babies that will go directly into foster care, writes Tasha Matthews.

What Happens When Foster Youth Want an Abortion — and What Could Soon Change?

7/28/2022

What Happens When Foster Youth Want an Abortion — and What Could Soon Change?

A leading Massachusetts attorney for pregnant minors discusses confidential court hearings for youth seeking an abortion without parental consent.

Safety Isn't Real

7/27/2022

I Should Have Been Aborted

I never signed up to be someone’s survival guide, and I never would, says Youth Voice writer Tierra Lamore.

Hans Eiskonen for Unsplash empty room with windows

7/25/2022

No More Loveless Households

After enduring abuse and neglect until the age of 16, Sky Lea Ross writes that nobody should have to wait so long to find a loving parent.

Roe v. Wade: Unintended Consequences

7/21/2022

Roe v. Wade: Unintended Consequences

A Youth Voice writer describes how the overturning of Roe v. Wade impacts access to medicines for disabled people and others with health conditions.

    this child was not made out of love

    7/20/2022

    This Child Was Not Made Out of Love

    Youth Voice writer Thalia Bernal considers what pregnancy can mean for foster youth who have experienced abuse.

    6/8/2015

    Child Trafficking Victims Fall Prey To Partisan Divisiveness

    Upon hearing the term “human trafficking,” most Americans envision foreign nationals who have been smuggled into the United States to engage in sex work within our borders. While this situation is common and grave, it is important for Americans to know that the trafficking of American citizens is on the rise right here at home.