January 22nd and 23rd: Stand Up for Abortion and Birth Control - IT IS TIME!

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 U.S. counties have no abortion provider.

·         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....

Read more, add your name to this statement, and make plans to come to DC for January 23rd.

Also: The "Abortion Wars" Now Include Birth Control!

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.

Main Reproductive Rights January 22nd and 23rd: Stand Up for Abortion and Birth Control - IT IS TIME!

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