People seemed confused and shocked, and some actually stopped in their tracks after reading the flyer.
Don't Believe the 'Alternative Facts': In Truth, the Anti-Abortion Gosnell Movie Is Not Being Censored
Ultra-right wing abortion opponents are promoting a bad-faith claim that a movie about the butcher Kermit Gosnell is facing a media "blackout" when it fact it has been reviewed by mainstream media outlets. This claim recently appeared in a factually inaccurate column in The Wall Street Journal, and I wrote a letter to the editor correcting the record. It appears they won't publish it, so I'm sharing it with you now. Facts matter.
Reproaction Distributes Critical Information on #WIFights292 Outside of Milwaukee Drug Treatment Center
A few people asked “Is this real? Is this really happening in Wisconsin?”
The best thing that came out of the screening was an expressed desire by all attendees to further the conversation of how local barriers to access to reproductive health could be addressed.
"Photography is what I do. I’ve always used photography to document things. I’ve also always tried to cover things and issues that I felt were not covered enough in the mainstream media and needed to be highlighted."
In all 50 states, grassroots activists and progressive organizations held rallies, potlucks, marches, and teach-ins to flex our muscles and celebrate our might as we prepared for the tough challenge ahead: the fight to #StopKavanaugh.
This fight’s going to be long, and that means we need our allies to hold strong. I’m proud that our activists agreed it’s important to call in the left just as much as calling out the right.
Diane Burkholder is a cisgender, queer, mixed race, Black feminist community organizer. She’s a non-profit professional with more than 15 years experience in building the capacity of grassroots organizations and social service agencies.
Fifteen of Senator McCaskill’s constituents showed up and highlighted the importance of protecting the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling, the Affordable Care Act, and also highlighted the accompanying danger that lies in confirming a supporter of presidential self-pardons in the midst of a very public federal investigation of the White House.
On August 26, activists organized Unite for Justice rallies across the nation to highlight what’s at stake with the Supreme Court vacancy and why senators must vote no on the confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh.
Over a dozen attendees showed up in good spirits, excited to engage in a discussion centered on the importance of access to contraception and abortion for women who want or need them.