The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Illustration credit: Stella Sears-Bicknell.

Newest anti-abortion laws spark tough discussions

Ezra Bergson-Michelson, Staff Writer October 16, 2021

Riding on a wave of new anti-abortion legislation passed throughout the South, Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed Texas Senate Bill 8, one of the most restrictive pieces of abortion legislation since...

Royalty free photo of the deserts in the US-Mexico border, courtesy of Pexals

Reproductive rights endangered at the Mexico-United States border

Lily Daniel, Editor in Chief May 4, 2019

While the media often laces stories of the Mexico-United States border with violence, starvation, and complete desperation, it fails to acknowledge the many women in need of reproductive healthcare, contraception...

Youth access to reproductive care

Lily Daniel, Staff Writer February 7, 2017

   This October marked the 100th anniversary of Planned Parenthood: one of the nation’s leading providers of sex education and reproductive health services. Though primarily supporting women, according...

Pro-lifers Storm Market Street

Emmy Hicks-Jablons, Staff Writer February 2, 2016

Over the past weekend, San Francisco was not itself. Children perched on the shoulders of their parents, soaking up a sea of abortion symbolism as tens of thousands of pro-life protestors flooded Market...

Anti-abortion groups push to defund Planned Parenthood

Emma Draisin, Staff Writer December 8, 2015

After allegations accusing Planned Parenthood of the federal offense of selling fetal tissue, citizens and politicians who are ‘pro-life’ are pushing for federal funding of the organization to be cut...

Mother of Roe v. Wade speaks out on abortion, healthcare

Mother of Roe v. Wade speaks out on abortion, healthcare

Sabrina Werby, Staff writer March 30, 2010

Among those watching the recent debate over healthcare reform was Sarah Weddington, who was on the front lines of the fight for reproductive rights in 1973 when she defended Norma McCorvey, the woman seeking...

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