Being pro-choice has been a major part of my identity for as long as I can remember.
Tens of thousands of women have personally shared this dream with me, and I thank you for helping me to help them.
We will be hosting a march and rally on Sunday, August 25th from 2-4PM on the lawn outside of Germantown Reproductive Health Clinic in Maryland to support the Abortion Access Fund. Come out for a march, awesome speakers, plenty of opportunities to meet your fellow activists, and prizes from our awesome raffle!
Four years ago today, Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider from Wichita, Kansas, was killed during a service at his local church. Dr. Tiller’s death served not only as a reminder of the violence that faces abortion providers and their patients on a daily basis but also as a spotlight on how much still needs […]
As I arrived at the clinic Saturday morning a lot of things came back to me, like the sinking in my stomach as I drove up to the clinic, not knowing if it would be quiet, or if dozens of protestors would greet me with hatred and sign waving. Not a lot has changed in […]
The first time I stood outside of an abortion clinic was in the summer of 2010. Activists like me were spending the week defending a clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina, that had been targeted for a national event by a rowdy anti-choice group called Operation Save America (OSA). The first time I saw these protestors […]
There are so many New Year’s resolutions going around, many of which will fall off in a couple of months. Want a solid resolution idea? Pledge to adopt your local abortion clinic today! Part of Feminist Majority Foundation’s National Clinic Access Project, our Adopt A Clinic campaign is a great activist tool for student groups […]
“God is not mocked! You will swim forever in a lake of fire! You are a murderer!” This voice overpowered the passing Ft. Worth traffic as I escorted a patient into a women’s clinic on October 22 this year. I stood directly in between the patient and the man, doing everything I could to conceal […]
We were there because they were there. This is what we kept reiterating to those asking us why we would come out to Germantown, Maryland to spend 14-hour days holding signs in the hot sun – it was a necessary response to the presence of Operation Rescue and other anti-choice activists who came with local […]
Anti-choice activists have gathered in Germantown, Maryland this week to target a man, a clinic, and a woman’s right to choose. Beginning this past Sunday, Dr. Leroy Carhart and his clinic, Germantown Reproductive Health Services, has become the main target of the anti-choice group Operation Rescue’s “Summer of Mercy 2.0.” Their intent, to shut down […]