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Call to Protect Clinics
by Elizabeth Creely
Thursday Jul 14th, 2005 3:17 PM
<strong>Please read the update</strong> at http://www.indybay.org/news/2005/07/1754669.php as the location and nature of the 7/23 protest have changed.

The “Crusade for Life” plans to disrupt our community by harassing women at health clinics from July 15-27. We need your help to defend our clinics and to send the message that the Bay Area is pro-choice and stands up for reproductive rights!
The Bay Area is being targeted by Anti-Choice groups, such as Operation Rescue, precisely because we have a long standing tradition of honoring and protecting a woman's right to reproductive self determination. Please come out to defend our clinics and show our community. Not two weeks ago, a reproductive clinic in Florida was damaged by arson. We can't allow these attacks to continue. See the flyer below for dates/times ways to continue to protect women's health, human and civil rights.
GET INVOLVED.

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Defend a Woman’s
Right to Choose!
Stop the anti-abortion “Crusade for Life”

The “Crusade for Life” plans to disrupt our community by harassing women at health clinics from July 15-27. We need your help to defend our clinics and to send the message that the Bay Area is pro-choice and stands up for reproductive rights!

Saturday, July 16 and 23: Meet at Planned Parenthood to be a visible pro-choice force. 8am-noon, 815 Eddy Street, San Francisco

Monday, July 25: Clinic Defense and pro-choice presence at Women’s Choice Clinic, 570 14th St., Oakland starting at 8am. Wear reproductive rights t-shirts. Call 510-836-5676 for more information.

What Else You Can Do
• Call your local clinic and let them know you are willing to help. Sign up for escort or clinic defense training. The anti-abortionists will be in San Francisco from July 15-24. They are planning to be in Oakland on July 25, Berkeley on July 26, and
Richmond on July 27.

• Drive by local reproductive health centers on a regular basis (especially at night) to ensure the safety of the facility.

•Support the Abortion Rights and Reproductive Justice Network by sending tax-deductible donations payable to Women’s Choice Clinic, 570 14th St. #3 Oakland, CA 94612. Call 415-864-1278 for information on Network meetings.

Issued by Radical Women
415.864.1278 • rwbayarea [at] yahoo.comhttp://www.radicalwomen.org