Last month, state lawmakers introduced a bill that would block gender affirming care for transgender youth. In response to the bill, trans youth activists are holding a protest right now […]
Local Activists Take Action to Fight for Abortion Rights
WORT 89.9FM Madison · Local Activists Take Action to Fight for Abortion Rights As the Texas anti-abortion law goes into effect and the Supreme Court prepares itself to hear another […]
Madison Rally Protests the End of DACA
Last Tuesday, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, would end in six months. This announcement sparked marches and rallies across […]
AUDIO SNAPSHOT: Rally Against Right-to-Work
MADISON (WORT) — Thousands rallied against proposed right-to-work legislation this weekend. Helena White was there and asked many union supporters what brought them to the State Capitol on Saturday.
Protests over Right-to-Work Planned for Tuesday & Wednesday
MADISON (WORT) — In response to Wisconsin Republicans fast-tracking a Right-to-Work bill, a coalition of labor groups have organized rallies at the Wisconsin State Capitol this week.
Madison Reacts To Ferguson
MADISON (WORT) — The people of Madison responded Tuesday to news out of Ferguson, MO, by peacefully protesting outside the Dane County Jail and marching around the Capitol Square. In Our Backyard spoke to community leaders, Madison Police Chief Mike Koval, and protesters in the streets.