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By the most conservative estimates, the March for Women's Lives in
Washington on April 25 was the biggest pro-choice demo ever--and it may
have been the biggest march of any kind in US history.
Anyone who thinks the contemporary women's movement is dying, over or simply irrelevant will have to think again after yesterday's March for Women's Lives.
The March for Women's Lives is paying considerable attention to issues of
concern to minority women.
Did you know that since January 1, women in Texas have not been able to
obtain abortions from the sixteenth week of pregnancy on?
Click here to read how you can get involved in the April 25 March for Women's Lives.
The good news is that Utah has dropped murder charges against Melissa Rowland, who rejected her doctors' advice to undergo an immediate Caesarean section and gave birth to a stillborn boy and a g
Please forward widely: "An Open Letter About Emergency Contraception," by Katha Pollitt and Jennifer Baumgardner
Although the film isn't ready this year, there will be an event January 22 at Bluestockings bookstore in New York (172 Allen Street, 7-8:30 pm) and other events as far away as Grand Forks, North Dakota. Laura Flanders's Your Call radio program will also feature a Roe anniversary show. Listen online at www.yourcallradio.org.
Lawmakers who passed the so-called partial birth abortion ban are far removed from women's lives.
More than 275 women have faced charges relating to drug use during their pregnancies.