Raising Women’s Voices

Grassroots news

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on June 8, 2009

No budging from grassroots groups

Grassroots groups supporting the public option are not willing to back down. There is clear support for a strong public-provide insurance option for those who cannot afford private insurance. Read the full piece by Isaiah Poole.

Dr. Tiller is immortalized in the words of co workers, activists, and community members

Visit the website dedicated to Dr. George Tiller’s memory that is a space for providers and activists to voice their stories about abortion rights and access on the internet.

Hampshire College organization comes out in support of Dr. Tiller and the fight for reproductive justice

The Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts works to organize young people to do pro-choice activist work. They came out with a statement recently in response to the murder of Dr. George Tiller. Read the full commitment at the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program website.\

An opportunity for change

President Barack Obama states how important it is to organize around and fight for health care reform on the grassroots level in his address from Air Force One. Read the full article here.

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