Reproductive Health Care Act (RHCA) (updated Feb 18) Protecting the Right to Abortion in Rhode Island >> Sponsors: Senator Gayle Goldin Representative Edith Ajello This goal of this bill is to protect the right to seek an abortion in Rhode Island. We believe every person should have the ability to make their own decision about how to build their family, manage their … [Read more...] about Get the Facts!
Hey, Womxn Project friends. While we are working hard to make sure that women in our state have the right to abortion, we also need to make it clear how important it is that the right is a reality. We need to fight for affordable access to quality care. We need to get rid of the barriers that make it harder for young people or that deny health coverage for abortion and push … [Read more...] about Do you want to halt federal attacks on our rights?
#4: Opponents of the Reproductive Health Care Act have released a survey of Rhode Island voters they commissioned from Cygnal, a well-regarded polling firm, in a bid to counter last fall's Projo/89.3/WLNE poll showing 71% support for a state abortion-rights law. Summarizing the results, Citizens for Life RI spokesperson Carey Jeffrey said, "Rhode Islanders reject partial-birth … [Read more...] about Ted Nesi’s Notes: Feb. 16
Hey, Womxn Project folx! We have so much to catch you up on and also encourage you to visit our Facebook and Twitter where we regularly share press clips, updates and invites. At 6:00pm in Providence TONIGHT, we have an event where we are making valentine’s to show some love to the co-sponsors of the Reproductive Health Care Act. We are doing another event tomorrow … [Read more...] about Did you miss it? Let us catch you up! (2/14/2019)
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 || GoLocalProv News Team >> “This poll did not ask about the right to abortion. It used inflammatory rhetoric and asked about a law that has already been settled at the federal level. We know that for decades polling done at the state and national level has consistently found strong majorities for supporting the right to abortion," said … [Read more...] about Will New Poll Recast RI State House Battle on Abortion
February 11, 2019 || Jordan Hevenor for Women Fund of Rhode Island Blog >> I will be honest. I pondered whether I would watch the “State of the Union”. I knew I would cringe at the hateful rhetoric about immigrant communities and roll my eyes at claims that the current administration’s policies are making our country great in spite of the fact that … [Read more...] about Women Should Not Be the President’s Political Pawns
February 1, 2019 || by Sara Van Horn >> On the marble steps inside a packed Rhode Island State House on Tuesday, hundreds of protesters competed for legislative attention as the House Judiciary Committee gathered to hear hotly debated bills on reproductive health care. Above the chanting and horn-blowing of pro-life nuns, activist groups, including Planned Parenthood … [Read more...] about QUILTING THE STATEHOUSE, The Womxn Project organizes for the Reproductive Health Care Act
Just last week – we can hardly believe it has only been one week – hundreds of supporters were at the State House for hours providing testimony in support of the Reproductive Health Care Act (H 5127) and pushing back on the weaker version (H 5125) to ensure that we push through truly strong protections to the right to abortion this year. So what has … [Read more...] about Reproductive Health Care Act: Update & Next Steps
While we know that a majority of voters and lawmakers support the Reproductive Health Care Act (HB 5127), there has been a lot of confusion. Together, we believe that we can make this happen and protect the right to abortion! Join The Womxn Project for a “Tele Town Hall” on Sunday, February 10th, 8:00-9:00pm ET. Have you heard the inflammatory and untrue claims about … [Read more...] about Join us for a “Tele-Town Hall” on the RHCA & RPA
In episode 3, No to Blackface, your Master Baker, Jennifer Rourke talks with former State Senator Jeanine Calkin on a range of issues and discussion of bills including the RHCA Judiciary Hearing and an editorial on Virginia's Governor in black face. Sponsored by … [Read more...] about Episode 3: No to Blackface
Date: January 28, 2019 Dear Chairman Craven, and Members of the Judiciary Committee: My name is ((resident of)). I live in South Kingstown. My State Representative is Teresa Tanzi. I writing in support of House Bill 5127 -- The Reproductive Health Care Act (RHCA), and in opposition of bills 5125, 5114, 5198, and 5199. I support The Reproductive Health Care Act … [Read more...] about Written Testimony for H 5127, The Reproductive Health Care Act
For Immediate Release | January 28, 2019 >> Advocates Make it Clear – Time is Now for the RHCA After decades of work to pass a bill protecting the right to abortion, the momentum behind the Reproductive Health Care Act continues to grow as it heads to a hearing in the House on Tuesday. (Providence, RI) - Statement by The Womxn Project on the Reproductive Health … [Read more...] about PR: Advocates Make it Clear – Time is Now for the RHCA
For Immediate Release | January 22, 2019 Protecting the Promise of Roe in Rhode Island Sen. Gayle Goldin to introduce the Senate version of the Reproductive Health Care Act as advocates celebrate the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and urge lawmakers to protect the rights affirmed in the historic case. (Providence, RI) - Statement by The Womxn Project: “Today, … [Read more...] about PR: Protecting the Promise of Roe in Rhode Island