Monday, May 20, 2019

Tuesday: Protest to keep abortion safe and legal

Join one of over 300 actions this week to protect access to safe and legal abortions.

Dear MoveOn member,

Access to safe and legal abortion is being threatened across the country.

The restrictive abortion bans in Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, and more and more states are specifically designed to gut the protections provided by the Supreme Court in Roe v. Wade and potentially overturn Roe entirely. 

But a surge of outrage all across the country has met these attacks. Over the past few days, regular folks have joined together to organize hundreds of events this week to stop the bans and protect reproductive freedoms.

Click here to join an action and say, "We won't go back! Stop the Bans!" 

We need to be loud now—to demand the attention of lawmakers across the country, as well as local and national media, and to show that this movement to defend abortion rights is only going to keep growing. No one has the right to get between a patient and their doctor. Gutting Roe would send us back to a reality where abortion is illegal, and where more women, particularly lower income women and women of color, will die or be injured.

That's why MoveOn is joining with NARAL, Planned Parenthood, Women's March, Indivisible, and so many more to ensure everyone knows that the majority of Americans support everyone having access to a legal and safe abortion.Click here to find an action near you and RSVP now.

Over 300 actions will take place across the country this week, organized by local activists, like you, who want to protect reproductive freedom. We know MoveOn members are fired up and ready to take action. Already, MoveOn members have raised nearly $200,000 for the Yellowhammer Fund to ensure people in Alabama have the resources they need to access abortions while their rights are under attack. Now we're taking to the streets to ensure these attacks never become law and demand state governments protect our reproductive freedom. 

Join an action near you tomorrow to protect our reproductive freedom.

Thanks for all you do.

–Emma, Ann, Matt, Bill, and the rest of the team

By choosing to attend this event, you are committing to participate nonviolently and in accordance with the law, to work to de-escalate confrontations with others, and to behave lawfully to ensure the safety of event participants. You also acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any injury or damage to your person or property resulting from or occurring during this event and that you release all event sponsors and organizers (and their officers, directors, employees, and agents) from any liability for that injury or damage.

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