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We are women Colorado organizes rally in Central Denver

October 5, 2012


Examiner, October 5, 2012 by Juli Turano Saturday, October 6, 2012, in the heart of Denver, We are Women Colorado (WAWCO), a statewide women’s social organization is holding its first “Equality Rally and March.” The planned events are scheduled to begin around 1p.m. and weather permitting, conclude around 5p.m. See details below. WAWCO aims to […]

Austin women prepare for Silent Rally on State Capitol steps to combat the War on Women

August 23, 2012


Culture Map Austin, August 23, 2012 by Michael Graupmann “How much longer will we let ourselves be shamed? What does it take until we snap? Our bodies and our decisions are less and less our own. I’d rather not have reproductive organs if this is the way I’m going to be treated.” These words from […]

National Organization for Women (NOW) key organizer in Unite Women marches nationwide

May 4, 2012


Young Feminist Task Force, May 4, 2012 Most of you have heard about the Unite Women marches that took place all around the country this past Saturday, with a final headcount of 47,000.  What you may not know is the invaluable part National Organization for Women (NOW) played in organizing the actions nationwide.  As soon as […]

In Colorado, Media Ignores Protests Against Anti-Choice Policies

May 2, 2012


RH Reality Check, May 2, 2012 by Robin Marty States across the country held coordinated protests on April 28th, where advocates for reproductive rights reminded legislators that their bodies are not up for debate. One of the largest of these protests was in Denver, Colorado. But no one seems to know it happened at all. […]

MA: Notes from a women’s rights rally

May 1, 2012


MIT Tech, May 1, 2012 by Mike Veldman Last Saturday, a rally was held at City Hall to protest the nationwide uptick in proposed and codified restrictions on access to abortion and contraception. The feeling shared by many women’s rights advocates is that the nationwide pro-life movement has become bolder, more extremist and, worst of […]

Texans Rally Against ‘War on Women’

April 30, 2012


Fort Worth Weekly, April 30, 2012 by Andrew McLernore Thousands of women, men and children from across the state gathered at the southern steps of the Capital on Saturday to protest state laws that they say curtail basic human rights for women. Organized primarily by the group Unite Against the War on Women, speakers and […]

FL: Rallies held to protest ‘War on Women’

April 30, 2012


WZVN, April 30, 2012 For video, click here FORT MYERS – The women vote is going to be very important in Decision 2012. And now, Florida Senator Marco Rubio finds himself on the defensive after voting against funding for domestic violence. Democrats view it as another battle in the war on women and republicans want […]


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