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Tue Dec 14 2004Walk for Life Comes to San Francisco on January 22nd
Tue Dec 14 2004Anti-Choice Activists to Observe Roe v. Wade Anniversary
January 22nd, 2005 will be the the 32nd anniversary of the Roe v Wade, the court decision that legalized abortion in the United States. "Walk for Life West Coast", a city-wide anti-choice event, is also scheduled for that date. Last year, women nationwide celebrated the first "I'm not sorry I had an abortion day". Some pro-choice activists feel that it's time to do it again as one of the ways of countering the Walk for Life's messaging. Elizabeth Creely says, "it's clear that women (and men) who have had abortions need to continue to defend our right to reproduce on our own terms." Walk for Life's website states: "Walk to challenge the belief that abortion is a good choice for Women. Walk to show that women--and all people--deserve better than abortion. Walk to proclaim that Life is the best and only choice!" People in the Bay Area believe that Walk for Life's message is incorrect - that women should have the right to choose whether or not to terminate a pregnancy- and that the Walk for Life should be countered in the streets of San Francisco on January 22nd. The SF Board of Supervisors has declared that January 22nd will be Stand Up for Choice Day
Walk for Life: On Saturday, January 22, there will be speakers at 11am at Justin Herman Plaza, with the walk beginning at 12pm, and an "Information Faire" at the end of Walk at Marina Green.
Pro-Choice Plans for the Weekend of January 22nd:
Holding Out for Un-alienated Communication Sunday Sep 10th 5:21 PM
After Google Fires Misogynistic Engineer, Feminists React at Mountain View Demo (1 comment) Saturday Aug 19th 8:06 PM
ICE/HSI Raids Home in West Oakland with OPD Assist, Resident Speaks Out Afterward (video) (6 comments) Friday Aug 18th 10:48 PM
Indybay Co-Founder Kaye "Nana" Griffin Passes On Tuesday Aug 15th 8:12 PM
Heather’s Patisserie Turns Off the Oven (3 comments) Monday Aug 14th 11:32 PM
Judge Orders Oakland Police Reforms, Says Mayor Schaaf Did Not Honor Her Word (1 comment) Monday Jul 17th 6:04 PM
Call on Cabrillo College to fire Alex Taurke for Sexual Assault Friday Jun 9th 9:48 AMMore Local News...
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Male domination of women caused every crisis we now face Tuesday Sep 19th 3:09 PM
Dances For Solidarity: for women and girls Tuesday Jul 4th 8:24 AM
Philippines: “Rape Joke” too sick even for Duterte’s standards (1 comment) Thursday Jun 1st 1:14 AM
Kristen Crain of JRSC on NOLA Criminal Justice System’s Neglect of Sexual Assault Cases Sunday May 28th 5:12 PM
Nicole Humphrey, 'Not Racist or Bigot,' on Class and Section 8 Housing (18 comments) Wednesday May 10th 5:14 PM
San Quintín Farmworkers Take Demands to Mexico City Monday Mar 27th 2:14 PM
Jornaleros de San Quintín llevan demandas a la Ciudad de México Monday Mar 27th 2:10 PMMore Global News...
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Fukushima Catastrophe at 6: Normalizing Radiation Exposure Demeans Women and Kids and Risk Monday Mar 6th 6:33 AM
Art of War: Washington DC Protest (5 comments) Tuesday Jan 17th 10:47 AM
Women's Safety on Sonoma State University's campus Tuesday Nov 29th 7:55 PM
Women's safety on college campus (Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior college) Tuesday Nov 29th 6:59 PM
Philippines: No context will ever justify murder of journalists - Akbayan Tuesday Jun 7th 6:01 AM
Philippines: Duterte tells CHR, women's groups: Go to hell! Saturday Apr 30th 8:44 PM
It is time to shut down all Fraternity Houses. The “Greek System” is destroying society Friday Nov 20th 8:04 PMOpen Newswire...
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