Every Saturday morning members of the Feminist Union at UNC Charlotte gather on East Hebron Street in front of Family Reproductive Health, a comprehensive women’s health care clinic, prepared to brave the elements and the antis. Anti-abortion extremists such as Flip Benham, leader of Operation Rescue/Operation Save America, who was found guilty this week of […]
It’s our CPC week of action! “Don’t Get Tricked, Get Treated” starts today! What are you doing for it? Crisis Pregnancy Centers pose as comprehensive women’s health clinics and advertise under “abortion” and “family planning” services, but do not offer abortion services, contraception, or referrals. Instead, they have an anti-choice agenda and tell women misinformation […]
My clinic escort buddy recently posted reasons why clinic defense is a crummy volunteer gig, and why he does it anyway. His main points: You have to listen to racist jerks yell baby killer epithets at you and patients. Further reading: Our local antis created a handy manual on how to harass women on the […]
Guernica, a magazine of art and politics, featured a piece titled “Lucky Girl” by Bridget Potter. Ms. Potter wrote a historical memoir about what life was like in the 1960s, and the segment featured here is about her experience with an unwanted pregnancy at age 19.
January 22, 2010 marks the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that guaranteed American women the right to a safe and legal elective abortion.
The Feminist Majority Foundation is deeply saddened and outraged by the assassination of Dr. George Tiller at his church in Wichita, Kansas. We have worked closely with Dr. Tiller for many years in the hopes of preventing such a tragedy.