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Black Catholic scholars sign open letter on reproductive justice

Black Catholic Messenger covered an open letter from Catholic women scholars, theologians and activists calling for more dialogue in the Catholic church about reproductive justice and policies which support families.

“We are theologians, scholars, advocates, mothers and daughters who watch in anguish as abortion bans make pregnancies even more dangerous for women,” the statement reads.

“We see how decades of disinvestment in the social safety net and more recent restrictions on women’s reproductive care disproportionately impact Black and Hispanic women.”

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