In Tuesday’s election, RI elected more women to office than ever before! Congratulations. The one disappointment among the great successes of the night was that 3,421 people in District 15 voted for Representative Nicolas Mattiello - fewer votes than many other reps got, yet still enough to send him to the State House, with a margin of 300 votes. While these votes may be … [Read more...] about “Hell No To Mattiello” | Take Action NOW
In less than 36 hours, The Woman Project worked with local community members and allies to bring attention to the disconnect between the people of Rhode Island and the leaders in our State House. In reaction to the news that SC Justice Kennedy will step down on July 31st, the space is open for our 45th president to elect a more conservative SC Justice with the immediate … [Read more...] about 36 Hours and RI showed up. What now?
One week ago, tomorrow, Ireland, one of the most historically Catholic countries had a vote to make abortion legal. It passed by an overwhelming majority. It would seem that the citizens of Ireland know three things; 1. That women will only achieve equality when they have control over their reproduction and 2. That women deserve access to safe and legal medical health care … [Read more...] about Presented Testimony for RHCA | The Catholic Church’s stance on abortion hurts women
In December 1968, when I was a nineteen-year old sophomore at the University of Texas, I found out that I was six weeks pregnant. My boyfriend and I were in love. It was the first sexual relationship for either of us. We had been faithfully using the only birth-control available to us, condoms. But this time we came up short. Maintaining the pregnancy was not an option: we … [Read more...] about My Illegal Abortion
At this Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Hearing at the RI State House, this how-to guide will provide information for what you can do in person or online. Download This Page of Material for Print I. The Very Best Way to Support: SHOW UP! Come to the RI State House This Thursday (May 31st) starting with a press conference at 3pm 2. Register yourself as a … [Read more...] about A Short “How to Guide” To Support The RHCA