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Planned Parenthood Storytelling Project Makes Stop in Laguna Beach

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade on January 22, Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC) hosted a new storytelling project event in Laguna Beach. This immersive art experience provided...

Jan. 17, 2023

Faith Leaders Support Proposition 1

I am the pastor at Irvine United Congregational Church and a member of Clergy for Choice, and I work with Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties. Our organized group consists of faith leaders from various congregations who advocate for reproductive healthcare and education.

Nov. 2, 2022

Push to Ban Abortions In San Clemente Faces Headwinds Even In Conservative OC

Linda Verraster cannot imagine why elected officials in San Clemente would spend time debating abortion. The coastal Orange County city has no hospitals or clinics that perform abortions, and it has no power to stop residents from seeking the procedure elsewhere. There are other issues that need attention, Verraster says, like homelessness and affordable housing...

Aug. 6, 2022

Orange County Abortion Rights Protest Held in Santa Ana

"The Bans Off Abortion Rally is really for us to stand together against the Supreme Court's decision to take away our freedom. This is the first time we've lost a constitutional right, so not only is it unprecedented, it's outrageous. Generations before us, thousands of women fought tirelessly to ensure we had the right to abortion so now its our turn to fight to protect that right..."

May 17, 2022

Women, Allies Among Thousands Marching for Abortion Rights in San Diego, Across SoCal

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in San Diego and across Southern California Saturday as part of a nationwide effort to show support for abortion rights...

May 17, 2022

Protesters Rally for Abortion Rights in California and Across the U.S.

Donna Troy Wangler was among the few women gathered at an abortion rights rally in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday who wasn’t toting a sign proclaiming her views. But the Inland Empire high school teacher had a poignant story to share about her daughter Lauren, who was born with Down syndrome and was 6 years old when she died...

May 16, 2022

Signs of the Times: What Protesters Are Carrying at Saturday’s Abortion Rights Rallies in Southern California

Anybody who participates in a march or rally is sending a message just by being there, but many choose to carry signs to make their beliefs known. Here are some of the signs that Southern California News Group photographers saw on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at abortion rights rallies across Southern California...

May 15, 2022

Thousands Rally, March for Abortion Rights Across Southern California

Frustrated by recent news that the Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, tens of thousands of people throughout Southern California marched, spoke, sang and protested Saturday as part of a national bid to convince lawmakers to keep abortion legal...

May 14, 2022

Thousands March for Abortion Rights in Los Angeles, Santa Ana

Thousands of people took to the streets across Southern California on Saturday as part of a nationwide effort to protect abortion rights, with the U.S. Supreme Court apparently poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision...

May 14, 2022