Alison Gash

Alison Gash

Alison Gash is associate professor of political science at the University of Oregon.

People hold signs to protest anti-transgender bills

Commentary: States advance anti-transgender agendas – a strategy by conservatives to rally base

By: - March 7, 2022

Transgender girls in Iowa will no longer be allowed to compete in girls’ sports – the latest in a rash of anti-trans initiatives sweeping across the United States. On March 3, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law legislation that affects transgender girls and women wanting to compete in accordance to their gender identity. It comes […]

Protesters march against new abortion law in Texas

Commentary: Erosion of Roe v. Wade and abortion access started in Pennsylvania in 1992

By: - November 1, 2021

Abortion rights are more vulnerable to Supreme Court reversal now than at any time since the court legalized the procedure in its landmark 1973 ruling Roe v. Wade. The court is set to weigh in on abortion restrictions from at least two states this term. The first is a Texas law effectively outlawing abortions after […]