This bill to remove archaic laws passed! YOUR VOICES WERE HEARD AND MADE A DIFFERENCE! Did you know laws still on the books in MA make abortion illegal? Threats to Roe v. Wade are threats to women’s rights in MA!
We thank each of you who made a call! This was a bit of a struggle with the numbers of pro-life legislators in MA, but it passed! We know of at least one local legislator who had told us he did NOT support this because he is pro-life, but after hearing from constituents and with an election looming, he voted to support this.
Did you know that MA is one of 10 states that has laws on the books that state abortion is illegal?
Yes, it’s true. (See map below.) Many consider our commonwealth a blue state, but often when it comes to laws for women, it’s still PURPLE.
This session we have supported the bill to remove Archaic Laws from the books. (Read a PDF FAQ about the law here.) It passed the Senate last January, but the house has yet to take it up, and the session ends July 31.
Now is the time to ACT!! Now, more than ever as there is a serious threat to Roe v Wade.
PLEASE contact your state rep. We need to ask them IF THEY WILL SUPPORT THIS BILL and furthermore, ask them to write a letter to House Speaker, Robert DeLeo and share that letter with you.
The information below is from our sister perSisters at NARAL Prochoice Mass. They are asking you to CALL your state rep. We want you to contact your rep, and understand some of you aren’t comfortable making a call – in that case please send an email using the script as a guide, we’ve added language for you to consider an email.
Please send us an email or leave a comment on this post to let us know that you contacted your rep. If you get a response, please share it with us!
(If you see errors or omissions please contact CapeCodWomenforChange@gmail.com)
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