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
Category Archives: Women
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
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
#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
REMINDER THURSDAY, 1/3: Join Cape & Islands Indivisibles’ Rally at Congressman Keating’s CD-9 Office in Hyannis to Ring in a New Year of Progressive Action!
Join Cape & Islands Indivisibles: Lower Cape Indivisible, Indivisible Outer Cape, Cape Cod Women for Change and Martha’s Vineyard Indivisible, to rally at Congressman Keating’s Office to Rally for Progressive Legislation in the New Congress! Celebrate our historic wins in the midterms, hear about progressive priorities for 2019, and thank Congressman Keating for his work on our behalf. Cupcakes for all!Read more
There is only one thing I can thank Donald Trump for. Without him, I would not have met hundreds of amazing people from across Cape Cod, from across MA, and indeed, from all across the country. All of them with a single-minded, laser focus on one thing: stopping this nightmare. The nightmare didn’t begin in 2016 and it will not end in 2018 or 2020. We aren’t naïve; we know this.Read more
Updated new Cape locations: Trump just interfered in the Mueller investigation- rallies organizing for this Thursday evening at 5pm, and more.
Nobody Is Above the Law—Mueller Protection Rapid ResponseRead more
2018: 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 post is a copy of our page: Cape Cod’s State Senator and State Rep’s NRA and gun groups grades and endorsements 2018: At this point none of our State Reps and Senators have applied for endorsement with the MA affiliate of the NRA, GOAL. Perhaps as the local and national conversation has turned towards more sensible gun control. But,Read more
Updated information, including printable graphics about the three State Rep races on Cape Cod. This information is taken from a page with the same name on this website. ON WOMEN: 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 Plymouth Districts’ Senators’ andRead more
We are reposting this for your last minute election consideration. (updated) There are three questions on the ballot this year. We urge everyone to vote YES on question #3, more about that here. QUESTION 2 Starting with Question 2, which should be a no-brainer. Should we do whatever possible to take corporate money out of campaigns? YES! A YES voteRead more
Cape Cod Women for Change, Indivisible Outer Cape and Lower Cape Indivisible will hold two “Postcards to Voters” meetings to support State Senator Julian Cyr.Read more
A YES vote on question #3 in MA will maintain the rights of transgender that were established by law in 2016.Read more
JOIN US! This Sunday for a discussion about Question #3 with Julian Cyr, Sarah Peake and special guests
November’s Ballot Question #3 is putting transgender equality at risk in Massachusetts. Question #3 seeks to overturn a law passed by our legislature and signed into law by the Governor in 2016. A “YES” vote will keep this law in place. But there are so many rumors and all kinds of misinformation out there. Join us! Ask your questions; getRead more
Join US! A Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Bill Keating, TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 6:30-8:00 PM, First Parish Brewster Unitarian Universalist, Sanctuary Room,
1969 Main Street/Rt. 6A, Brewster 02631
(See a collection of articles that describe what is at risk with this SCOTUS nominee below this invitation) Join us for Lower Cape Indivisible’s #StopKavanaugh Rally! On August 26, all across the country, Americans will stand united in commitment to our freedom and our future to demand that the U.S. Senate stop Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for a lifelong appointmentRead 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
Thank you to all of you who came to our event Thursday! Even if you couldn’t make it, this follow-up information is important. Follow-up and Summary: We began the evening with a one-hour opportunity to meet some of the candidates who are running for state and county offices representing Cape Cod. Our incumbents were in formal session andRead more
Update- this did NOT PASS. Our state is now supporting sheriffs who Call to Action, Time-sensitive! PROTECT IMMIGRANTS IN MA: Quick and easy action you can take to protect immigrants in MA
The message: Family separations aren’t just a crisis at the border. Here in Massachusetts, kids are losing their parents to ICE all the time – and far too often, it’s contact with police that leads to their detention. So what is the House going to do about this?Read more
(You can help immigrants here in MA – see this post: Call to Action! Immigration, time-sensitive quick and easy action you can take to protect immigrants in MA) As a member of *Indivisible, we want to share a new federal policy statement they just released: Our two primary *policy* goals: (1) Stop a bad immigration bill from passing. This ThursdayRead more