‘We’re in the fight of our lives’: Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests

Women’s health advocates and Democratic leaders vow to fight the measure and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwide

Source: ‘We’re in the fight of our lives’: Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests | US news | The Guardian

Legislative Report, Volume 29, Number 17 – May 2019 – The League of Women Voters of Oregon

In This Issue
Climate Change
Education
Governance
Natural Resources
Revenue and Tax Reform
Social Policy  
Climate Change

By Claudia Keith, Julie Chapman, Shirley Weathers, Cathy Frischmann and Lynette Pierson
Progress! “Cap and Invest” HB 2020 -84 amendment was posted to OLIS last Monday. This new bill continues to… Read more

Source: Legislative Report, Volume 29, Number 17 – May 2019 – The League of Women Voters of Oregon

A Home for Everyone – Saturday, May 18, 1:30 pm

What: Jon Ruiz, “A Home for Everyone”
When: Saturday, May 18, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Where: St. Stephen Episcopal Church, 414 SW Ninth Street (corner of Ninth and Hurbert)

Announcing

A Home for Everyone

A Free Public Forum on Eugene’s Plan for
Sheltering the Unsheltered

Jon Ruiz, Eugene City Manager

—Speaker and Discussion Moderator—

Mr. Ruiz will discuss Eugene & Lane County’s implementa­tion of a comprehensive new plan to shelter the chronically unhoused.  The plan includes…

  • Rapid re-housing for families and individuals in crisis
  • Robust supportive services–counseling,
    job training, drug and alcohol treatment
  • A new 75-bed public shelter, open all year
  • Many more units of supportive housing
  • Improved management of landlords of low-cost housing
  • Expansion and improvement of existing programs
  • Increased shelter space for unhoused Veterans
  • Shelter for youth with unstable housing

The forum will bring together Lincoln County civic authorities, housing activists and service providers to learn about Eugene’s new plan and consider the programs and services for the unsheltered here on the Central Coast.

Sponsored by

The Canterbury Forum

Visit us on Facebook:  Central Coast Canterbury Forum

 

Saturday, May 18th, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

St. Stephen Episcopal Church

414 SW Ninth Street, Newport

CF poster for 5-18-19

Action Alert – NOW President on C-SPAN Sunday (5 am PDT): Submit Your Questions and Tune-in

May 3, 2019

The National Organization for Women (NOW) President Toni Van Pelt will appear on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” program this Sunday, May 5 at 8:00 am eastern (5:00 am Pacific) to discuss the growing momentum for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and key issues for the 2020 election. 

The Washington Journal encourages viewer participation in the show. If you would like to ask questions or make comments during the live broadcast, please call in or submit them through: 

Twitter: @cspanwj 
Facebook: Facebook.com/cspan
Phone Lines: Women: 202-748-8000; Men: 202-748-8001

We encourage our members and supporters to contact the show with their support for finally ratifying the ERA to the constitution and also with their concerns and thoughts on the upcoming elections.