Tag: Reproductive Justice

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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 March 23, 2022
Legislative Postmortem
Given the current political climate, victory often takes the form of defeating bad bills. With that in mind, here’s an overview of what happened in these major issue areas... More
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeDemocracyDiscriminationEnvironmentFair CourtsFair taxationHealth CareInequalityPollutionRacial JusticeReproductive JusticeVoting RightsWater
Newsletter article Julie Archer February 7, 2022
Legislative Forecast: Week Four
This week we continue our round up of what is happening under the dome (and elsewhere) related to these critical issue areas and actions you can take. Although there are still plenty of bad ideas brewing, this forecast is less dreary. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesDemocracyDiscriminationFair CourtsFair taxationHealth CareInequalityRacial JusticeReproductive JusticeTaxesVoting Rightswater quality
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Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 24, 2022
The Fight for Reproductive Rights in WV
Pregnancy is a complicated health care issue, fraught with serious challenges to both the carrying parent and the child. Individuals and their doctors need to be free to be able to make the hard choices concerning pregnancy, not politicians. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareInequalityPovertyReproductive Justice
Newsletter article Julie Archer January 24, 2022
Legislative Forecast: Week 2
As we head into the second full week of the 2022 legislative session, I’m going to provide a quick status update on these issues, hopefully without duplicating too much of what Gary has already covered.  More
Issues: DemocracyDiscriminationFair CourtsFair RepresentationHealth CareHealthcareMedicaidRacial JusticeReproductive JusticeVoting RightsWaterwater quality
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett January 24, 2022
Week of Weather & Disappointment
It’s hard to know whether to begin with federal or state issues in this week's update since so much has been going on in both areas. In addition, winter has indeed arrived with black ice and power outages, too.  More
Issues: Budget prioritiesBuild Back BetterCovid-19Fair RepresentationFilibusterReproductive JusticeTaxesVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer January 17, 2022
Legislative Forecast: Winter is Here. Brace Yourself.
Here’s a glimpse of what transpired over the first few days, opportunities to learn, and information about how to engage your legislators and make your voice heard.   More
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair taxationHealth CareRacial JusticeReproductive JusticeVoting Rightswater quality