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Knitted Uteruses Delivered To Arizona Lawmakers To Protest Contraception Bill

April 5, 2012


Huffington Post, April 5, 2012 In a creative response to a controversial bill that would allow employers to opt out of providing coverage for contraception, a group of women’s rights activists delivered knitted uteruses to the Arizona lawmakers responsible for the contentious measure. According to the Arizona Republic‘s Alia Beard Rau, the uteruses were sent […]

Women knit uteruses in protest

April 3, 2012


CNN, April 2, 2012

Dear Big Brother Government, Stay Out of My Uterus

March 27, 2012


The Cranky Knitter, March 27, 2012 I recently joined the group Government Free VJJ.  This is a group of people (mostly women, but some men, too!) that are making uteri and vaginas and sending them to male lawmakers with the basic message of “stay out of my uterus!”  This started as a group of knitters […]

Male lawmakers to receive knit uteruses in the mail

March 21, 2012


The Hill, March 21, 2012 by Judy Klurtz Susan Santos is a 55-year-old Colorado blogger and housewife, but these days, she’s doubling as a uterus-knitting machine. Yes, you read that right. The mom and knitting fanatic is an organizer of a campaign called the “Government Free VJJ Project. The goal of the initiative: to knit […]