Tag: Bodily Autonomy

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Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 7, 2022
Call Your Legislators! Tell them West Virginians WANT Reproductive Freedom!
Call your legislators today! Tell them West Virginians WANT reproductive freedom and bodily autonomy, not forced birth after rape and incest, and not imprisonment of our medical professionals and doctors. More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyReproductive JusticeWV Legislature
Action Alert Julie Archer July 28, 2022
TAKE ACTION: Final Vote on Abortion Ban Tomorrow!
This is it. This is our final chance to gather and make legislators hear our voices before a complete ban on abortion in West Virginia goes into effect.  More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyReproductive Justice
Action Alert Julie Archer July 26, 2022
TAKE ACTION: Protect Abortion Access in West Virginia!
WV lawmakers introduced and advanced a bill that would completely ban abortion in the Mountain state. They are fast-tracking the bill to make sure it passes by the end of the week. We need to act NOW. More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyReproductive Justice
Newsletter article Julie Archer July 21, 2022
We Dissent: A Rally for Abortion Rights
Decades of attacks left abortion rights hanging by a thread. That thread was cut with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, but we are not defeated. We must keep fighting until every person, no matter where we live, how much money we make, or what we look like, has the freedom to make our own decisions about our lives and futures. More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyHuman RightsInequality
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett July 11, 2022
Abortion Rights Rally Draws Large Crowd in the Rain
On Saturday, July 9th, a crowd of nearly 1,000 gathered, in spite of the rain, as part of the "We Dissent!: A Rally for Abortion Rights" event, hosted by Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, ACLU of WV, Women's Health Center, and WV FREE. WVCAG and many others were there to show support and solidarity.  More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyEquityHuman Rights
Press Release Gary Zuckett June 24, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Supreme Court’s Abortion Ruling Betrays Constitutional Rights – Vigils Scheduled Across the State
The decision to overturn the constitutional right to an abortion is the latest effort by the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority to erase fundamental Americans rights. The language of this decision may not mirror the leaked draft opinion but the result is just as devastating, with abortion care being pushed even further out of reach for millions of people. More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyFair CourtsHuman RightsInequality
Newsletter article Julie Archer May 25, 2022
Bans Off Our Bodies: Protect Abortion Access in WV
This is a pivotal moment for the U.S. Supreme Court to demonstrate that it decides cases based on precedent and rule of law, not politics or ideology. It remains to be seen whether it will.  More
Issues: AbortionBodily Autonomy