Erin Matson


Erin Matson is co-founder and co-director of Reproaction, a new direct action group forming to increase access to abortion and advance reproductive justice. She has appeared in a variety of publications and frequently on television, including ABC World News, BBC World News and MSNBC. An organizer and strategist, Erin has led local, state and national advocacy campaigns on areas including abortion rights, contraceptive access and cultural representations of women. Erin has served as an editor at large for Rewire News Group, and a vice president at the National Organization for Women. She is the proud mother of a daughter.

No Thanks, Bernie: Virginia Abortion Rights Advocates Know Better

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ ongoing drive to own what the progressive brand within the Democratic Party should look like—a quest currently taking place in Virginia with gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello—coupled with his willingness to make abortion rights an optional part of that brand, is dangerous at a critical moment for reproductive health care.