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 abortion case, massive rallies and marches across the US are happening to ensure that abortion, a fundamental human right, is not criminalized across the US. […]
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 the nation, including here in Madison. Hundreds rallied at Library Mall and marched to the Capitol Building on Saturday. They carried with them a message […]
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.
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 (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.