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Reproductive Justice

   Posted by: earthkat   in reproductive justice

For the next four years, the chosen social justice issue for UU congregations is reproductive justice. One of the Red Tent Event workshop will focus on this issue through women and politics. We’ve come across some great links for online petitions concerning reproductive rights.  These are the opinions of some of the women in Full Circle. They do not represent the opinions of the UUCA administration and congregation.  Read more to see links to current issues.

Bill of Reproductive Rights

A petition to the U.S. Congress and the President that they must guarantee and protect reproductive rights as fundamental human rights and stop the attacks by politicians who want to take those rights away.

http://www.drawtheline.org/sign-now/

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Tell your representatives to oppose the D.C. 20-Week Abortion Ban.

The House of Representatives will host a hearing on a new abortion ban for DC that would ban abortion care at 20 weeks in Washington, D.C. This would impose penalties and/or jail time on doctors who provide this necessary health care, even those stepping in to preserve a woman’s health.

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6044#action

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Native American Women Are Blocked from Accessing Emergency Contraception

Sometimes called Plan B or “the morning after pill — over the counter and without a prescription. In the US, women age 17 and over have the legal right to get emergency contraception, but not if you live on a reservation.

http://www.change.org/petitions/ihs-stop-blocking-native-women-s-access-to-emergency-contraception

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UU Reproductive Justice

Every few years, the UU Generaly Assembly, congregational delegates choose a social justice issue for our congregations to engage with over a period of four years. Find out what UU reproductive justice is and how to get involved:

http://www.uua.org/reproductive/

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