December 4th, 2012

We Won’t Go Back! Week of Action in DC Jan. 20-26

We Won’t Go Back!
Defeat the War on Women!

Abortion and birth control are fundamental rights. Forcing women to have children against their will is a form of enslavement. And if women - half of humanity - are not free, then no one is free.

Yet, forty years after the right to abortion was won, this right is hanging by a thread. Abortion is more stigmatized than ever before. Women are shamed and harassed for seeking abortions. Abortion is not available in nearly 90% of U.S. counties. Despite a “pro-choice” president, recent years have seen record numbers of anti-abortion restrictions across the country; 92 restrictions were passed in 2011 under Obama, shattering the previous record of 34 restrictions passed in 2005 under Bush. Doctors are stalked, terrorized and killed for providing abortions.

It is time to turn the tide.

Fetuses are NOT babies!
Abortion is NOT murder!
Women are NOT incubators!

Register today to take part in all (or part) of the We Won’t Go Back! Week of Action in Washington DC to stand up for abortion rights on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Organize your student group or friends to join you.

Activities include:

Jan. 21: Take abortion rights into the crowds at the Presidential Inauguration
Jan. 22: Abortion Rights Protest on Roe v. Wade Anniversary
Jan. 23-24: City-wide abortion rights activities 
Jan. 25: Counter-protest the anti-abortion “March for Life” (i.e. March for Forced Motherhood)
Jan. 26: Emergency Summit to Defend Abortion Rights and Defeat the War on Women

and more!

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