Missouri Republicans now forcing ‘state-sanctioned sexual assault’ for every woman seeking an abortion

The crackdown on a woman’s right to choose being waged by Republicans in Missouri has escalated to the point of forced pelvic examinations, Rachel Maddow reported Thursday. “What we have discovered is that as of Thursday of last week, as of a week ago today, we can now report that every woman seeking a legal…

Source: Maddow exclusive: Missouri Republicans now forcing ‘state-sanctioned sexual assault’ for every woman seeking an abortion – Raw Story

Legislative Report, Volume 29, Number 20 – June 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
Climate Policy HB 2020 LWVOR Alert HERE “Cap and Invest” Clean… Read more

Source: Legislative Report, Volume 29, Number 20 – June 2019 – The League of Women Voters of Oregon

Many Newport area women want to make it clear. It’s a woman’s choice!

Source: Many Newport area women want to make it clear. It’s a woman’s choice! | News Lincoln County

Newport area women gather in front of Newport City Hall to protest other states trying to outlaw abortion




Those participating told NewsLincolnCounty.com that the crowd started out at around 100 people, but then the skies opened up and the rain fell in buckets. One woman told us she’d rather get soaked with rain than not stand her ground on reproductive freedom.

 

 

‘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