1 in 4 women have had an abortion by age 45. You know us. Hear Us. Saturday, July 27, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM Cotuit Center for the Arts, Schoolhouse Meeting Room (End of path at rear left lot near the Administration Building) One in four American women have had an abortion by age 45. That means that you or someone youRead more
Category Archives: Abortion Access
UPDATE: Deadline extended! It’s not too late to add your voice- please email letters of support to protect abortion access in MA!
UPDATE: The committee will take testimony until next Monday, June 24.Read more
UPDATE! It’s not too late to add your voice- please email letters of support to protect abortion access in MA!
If you haven’t yet, please send a letter this weekend: A hearing has been scheduled for June 17, your letters of support are needed this week. PLEASE, USE YOUR VOICE A hearing on the ROE Act has been scheduled and the Catholic, MA GOP and anti-choice opposition are mobilizing their armies. We need to ACT to protect abortion access inRead more
Join us Monday, June 17 for the MA ROE Act hearing. The opposition will be there in force, we need to show up.Read more
UPDATE: The committee will take testimony until next Monday, June 24. PLEASE, USE YOUR VOICE A hearing on the ROE Act has been scheduled and the Catholic, MA GOP and anti-choice opposition are mobilizing their armies. We need to ACT to protect abortion access in MA. This is what you can do now. Last week the MA Legislative Joint CommitteeRead more
Our leadership group has been working on a quick reference for you to use when faced with opposition to abortion care access. Thank you to Laurie Veninger for compiling our research in an easy to read, downloadable and shareable document, Abortion Myth – Fact. This is the same sheet in two images, click on the images to download and –Read more
The state senate has already passed this bill, it needs to pass the house. Let’s make sure our youth have the knowledge they need to make the right decisions.Read more
In order to effective advocate for women’s rights to access abortions and healthcare, we we have to understand the opposition. Unfortunately, the local and national rhetoric has taken hold, even the media is using misleading terms. We will be talking a lot about this rhetoric. We want you to be equipped with the tools to respond to these arguments withRead more
Want to help women access abortion care in the U.S.? Here is a list of abortion funds, clinics, and advocacy groups, by state.
Recently, Steph Herold, MPH used a twitter thread to share a list of organizations that work on abortion access state by state. This took a lot of work, and we should use this information. Her thread was shared via a special reader that puts it all together, I’ve created a list using the information she provided and added to it,Read more
Thank You! Photos from events across the Cape. #STOPTHEBANS! We are taking part in the nationwide action- JOIN US
HYANNIS: ORLEANS ROTARY SANDWICH: FALMOUTH #STOPTHEBANS! Join the Nation-wide Protests to Stop the Abortion Bans and Support the ROE Act! by Laurie V and Janet J Tuesday, May 21 at 12 noon, grab your friends, neighbors and families ad join us! If you aren’t on Cape Cod – check here for an event near you. (If there isRead more
UPDATES! The bill was passed on from the Joint Committee on Health to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary. Judiciary immediately scheduled a hearing and we plan to have a presence at this hearing, join us! See more details about the hearing and how to attend. If you can’t attend we ask that you send an email with written testimony,Read more
#STOPTHEBANS! Join the Nation-wide Protests to Stop the Abortion Bans and Support the ROE Act! by Laurie V and Janet J Tuesday, May 21 at 12 noon, grab your friends, neighbors and families ad join us! Follow the link to register for the event near you: Orleans Rotary Hyannis Airport Rotary Falmouth Peg Noonan Park Falmouth Public Library Vineyard HavenRead more
Does your state legislator support or oppose legislation that benefits women? These are Cape & Islands Senators’ and House Reps’ grades and endorsements regarding women’s issues
These ratings are from organizations that advocate for, or against, legislation for women. Grades are based on sponsorship of legislation and voting records. In the coming weeks we will be sharing more about our legislators’ support or opposition important to women. Planned Parenthood has not updated their ratings for 2018, but they have listed their endorsements, noted below. MA CitizensRead more
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 votedRead more
Action Needed: Contact your US Senator -tell them not to confirm Wendy Vitter, pro-life extremist, to be lifetime fed court judge. They vote this week!
Please share far and wide! Find your Senator’s contact information here. This article is a quick and easy read about who she is: Trump Judicial Pick Promoted Idea Birth Control Gets Women Killed Wendy Vitter made headlines by refusing to answer if Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark desegregation case, was decided properly. The real scandal is her abortion beliefs.Read more
Consider this Cape Cod woman’s story of resilience and ask yourself if we are doing enough. On Being Resilient. by Meaghan Mort My story of resilience begins when I was in middle school if I recall correctly (this was some time ago), when a neighbor sexually assaulted me. He asked me to “come here” because he “needed to show meRead more
CALL TO ACTION – Time sensitive – Bill eliminates requirements that teens under 18 get written permission for abortions
H. 3649, An act to ensure teen safety, has been scheduled for a hearing on September 12th, beginning at 1:00 PM in room A1. This bill is on Cape Cod Women for Change’s Priority Legislation list. If you can’t make it to the State House, you can submit written testimony to NARAL by the end of the day, Friday SeptemberRead more