Tag Archive for Reproductive Justice

About Ferguson

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Mike Brown was senselessly shot dead August 9th by a Ferguson, MO police officer for no reason other than “walking while black.” An ongoing effort to keep these issues in the public eye is gathering momentum in Ferguson. Connect with it via #BlackLifeMatters. Here are some pieces from around the Internet about the tragedy, about…

The “Dirty 100”

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These companies, in addition to the more well-known Hobby Lobby and Eden Foods, have filed suits to be exempt from the birth control coverage mandate, because their beliefs preclude others – especially women – having their own beliefs, especially about reproductive choices. They are: American Family Association American MFG Co American Pulverizer Co Annex Medical…

Reproductive Justice

NOW supports Roe v. Wade, Medicaid coverage of abortions, Funding for comprehensive family planning, and school-based health clinic/distribution of condoms, and full, medically-accurate access to sex education and all contraceptive information. NOW opposes all restrictions on abortion including the Pennsylvania Abortion Control Act, waiting periods, spousal notification, parental accompaniment/notification, or any restrictions on young women’s…