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

06/24/15 UC Santa Cruz Students Who Blocked Highway Call for Court Support   Education & Student Activism | Santa Cruz Indymedia
06/24/15 Multiple Demonstrations at US Conference of Mayors in San Francisco   Government & Elections
06/22/15 Family Seeks Justice After Beating by Salinas Police is Captured on Video   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
06/22/15 Santa Cruz Grand Jury Report Details Increasing Need for Emergency Homeless Shelters   Health, Housing, and Public Services | Santa Cruz Indymedia
06/22/15 Alvarez Organized Latino Social Workers, Fought for Immigration Reform   Labor & Workers | California
06/22/15 Marten’s Decline Attributed to Destruction of Old-Growth Forest Habitat by Logging   Environment & Forest Defense | North Coast
06/18/15 Vigil Blocks Intersection for Two Hours to Signify Length of OPD Siege that Led to Killing   Police State and Prisons
06/18/15 Santa Cruz Takes the Pledge to Mobilize at the Climate Mobilization Rally   Environment & Forest Defense | Santa Cruz Indymedia
06/18/15 Demonstrators Say Serra used Kidnapping, Slavery to Forward "Radical Evangelical Movement"   Racial Justice | Santa Cruz Indymedia
06/07/15 Police Officers Violently Arrest Man in the Middle of North Main Street in Salinas   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
06/04/15 Contingent Faculty Members Teach Over Half of the UC's Undergraduate Credit Hours   Education & Student Activism | Santa Cruz Indymedia