Quick Links on the 36th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
January 22, 2009 posted by admin [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="165" caption="2004 March for Women's Lives in DC (photo via NOW)"][/caption] Today marks the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. As we look back to commemorate this historic court decision, we must also look forward to renewing, restoring, and securing reproductive and sexual health for all women. Gloria Feldt recently reminded us of the importance of recognizing reproductive rights as human rights. In order to restore reproductive rights, Caryl Rivers at Women’s eNews urges us to start now. Check out these events hosted by Council Member Centers: --UCLA Center for Study of Women presents a Roe V. Wade lecture: “Feminism and the Fertility Industry,” by Amy Agigian, Associate Professor, Sociology, Suffolk University. Jan 22 at 4PM. For more information, visit http://www.csw.ucla.edu/ --NOW NYC presents: Raising Our Voices for Choice: A Roe Tribute & Call to Action: Thursday, January 22nd, 6:30 pm. Location: City Hall. Even with a pro-choice President moving into the White House, women’s reproductive freedom remains under threat. Get the facts New York's Reproductive Health Act and clinic access, hear about "hotspots" for anti-choice activities across the country, and get Obama his repro rights to-do list. To RSVP and for more information, visit http://www.nownyc.org/women/index.php/events.php And feel free to join in the Live Blog on pro-choice messaging at RH Reality Check starting at 3pm est.