SF Bay Area Indymedia indymedia
About Contact Subscribe Calendar Publish Print Donate

San Francisco | Womyn | Front Page

Sun Dec 30 2007 (Updated 01/21/08) Pro-Choice Rally at Justin Herman Plaza
Roe v. Wade Anniversary Observed in San Francisco On January 22nd, the United States will observe the 35th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade court decision in favor of a woman's right to choose whether or not to have an abortion. For the first time in years, pro-choice organizers were granted a permit for a rally in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza (at Market and Embarcadero) at 11am on Saturday, January 19th. Bikes for Choice gathered at 10:30am. Following the rally, pro-choicers protested the "Walk for Life" on the Embarcardero.
imc_photo.gif Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | imc_video.gifVideo

The Walk for Life - West Coast brings some 10,000 anti-choice marchers, mostly from outside of San Francisco, to town for its annual march through Fisherman's Wharf to the Marina (2008 WFLWC flyer). The January 19th Coalition, which organized the pro-choice rally, said that it intended to show "that the SF Bay Area/West Coast stands for reproductive rights and that Roe v Wade must be defended and expanded." BACORR (Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights) called for people to bring signs and be creative while defending a woman's right to choose.

1/10: Radical Women Meeting About January 19th | Analysis | imc_audio.gifActivistNation interviews Nancy Reiko Cato on the fight for women's reproduction rights | 1/13: Abortion Without Apology - Or Women Have No Rights

Indybay's Past coverage of Roe v. Wade anniversary marches | Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights

07/16/14 Protests in East Salinas Resume Following Fourth Police Killing   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
07/16/14 Hundreds of Palestinians, Including Whole Families, Have Been Killed in Gaza Since July 8   Palestine
07/11/14 Frank Alvarado, Killed by SPD, Spoke in Santa Cruz Against Prison Expansion   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
07/07/14 Letter Writing Group to Focus on Political Prisoners in the California Prison System   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
07/07/14 Santa Cruz Anti-War Community Returns to Ocean Street for Annual Independence Day Rally   Anti-War | Santa Cruz Indymedia
07/02/14 SF Queer Anarchists Blockade the Google/FIFA Pride Float In Solidarity with Brazilians   Health, Housing, and Public Services | LGBTI / Queer | International
07/01/14 Carmel Demonstrations Help Labor Union Achieve Victories Across the Monterey Bay   Labor & Workers | Santa Cruz Indymedia
07/01/14 Activists Look to DOI to Set Timeline for Business to Remove Operations from Drakes Estero   Environment & Forest Defense | North Bay / Marin
06/30/14 Protest of Kink.com Prison-Themed Dance Party Leads to Violence and Arrests by SFPD   LGBTI / Queer
06/30/14 Forest Service Proposes Massive Salvage Logging Project in California's Rim Fire Area   Environment & Forest Defense | California
06/29/14 Ten Arrested at Google Headquarters Asking for Dialogue in Battle for Net Neutrality   Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Peninsula