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West Coast Rally for Reproductive Justice

Saturday, January 21, 2012
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event Type:
Party/Street Party
Location Details:
Justin Herman Plaza (Bradley Manning Plaza)
1 Market Street - Market & Embarcadero Streets
San Francisco, Ca

As banners celebrating a woman's right to choose fly high on Market Street, San Francisco gears up for the
West Coast Rally for Reproductive Justice. A pro-active, positive, pro-choice event for everyone who believes women have the inherent right to make our own medical decisions. (Kind of a no brainer, huh?)

Why now? Last year, the federal government passed laws allowing emergency room doctors to refuse to provide life saving abortions, nearly shut down Planned Parenthood & made attacking women's lives a priority. Did you send an email on behalf of women's health? Sign a petition to keep Planned Parenthood's breast cancer screenings free for uninsured women? This event is for everyone who supports women's autonomy, women's health & sees these attacks as a ridiculous waste of taxpayer money. You have a voice. Use it.

West Coast Rally for Reproductive Justice

*January 21, 2012
*11 am - 1 pm
*Justin Herman Plaza
Market & Embarcadero Street Intersection in San Francisco
*Family Friendly

Sen. Mark Leno
Alex Di Branco, Womens Rights Director of
Dr. Sophia Yen of Trust Women
Evelin Ramirez, SlutWalk organizer
Lynn Wolf, The Business of Being Born

Representatives from:
Radical Women
World Can't Wait

Local Artists:
The Raging Grannies
Ziva Hadar

Tabling Organizations:
ISIS (producers of sex & technology conference SEX::TECH)
The Business of Being Born - Ricki Lake's Documentary Series on Birthing
Against Cuts - Activists working for a fair budget

Balloon Twisters & Face painters for Kids

DIY Art Projects

Activism Table

*All women deserve access to safe, legal abortions on demand, without apologizing
*Trust Women - Plan B is a right, not a privilege
*No to crisis pregnancy centers, Yes to accurate medical information
*Yes to San Francisco's Truth in Advertising Legislation for crisis pregnancy centers

We will be celebrating our rights, as the Walk for Life walks against them in other parts of the city. There will be no direct interaction with them as they are protesting away from our event. They will, however, walk under Market Street banners declaring women's rights are civil rights.
Added to the calendar on Wed, Jan 11, 2012 7:32PM
by Bacorr
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