by Debra Sweet
January 22 and 23, on the 39th anniversary of the Roe V. Wade Supreme Court Decision which legalized abortion, come to DC to:
Stand up for Abortion and Birth Control
39 years after women won the right to abortion, this fundamental right is hanging by a thread.
· Nearly 90% of
· 2011 saw the greatest number of restrictions passed at the state level – parental notification laws, mandatory waiting periods, gestational bans, etc. – restricting this access even further.
· Doctors who provide abortions are hunted, terrorized and killed.
· And the stigma and shame cast on women who get abortions is greater than ever.
But that is not all….
Listen to a discussion with Sunsara Taylor, Amanda Marcotte, Irin Carmon and Erin Gloria Ryan, from WBAI’s Equal Time for Freethought 12/31/11, analyzing the unprecedented past year of restrictions on access to birth control.