Pro-Reproductive Rights Groups Join Together to Emphasize Far-Reaching Support for Reproductive Freedoms
As Iowans have watched Texas implement the most extreme abortion ban in the country’s history, advocates and supporters are uniting to protect safe and legal abortion in Iowa, a fundamental right currently recognized by the state constitution.
How many of us even remember learning the incredibly important role of the courts beyond the phrases checks and balances or separation of powers? The courts—and particularly the Supreme Court of the United States—feel very distant from the lives of average Americans but they hold the power to determine the fate of American reality.
This month, learn more about the courts’ role in the fight for reproductive rights, spread the word about the threats that lie ahead, and bring friends into this fight so we can stand together and defeat the vocal minority trying to control our bodies.
On September 1, Texas’s extreme abortion ban went into effect as reproductive and sexual rights advocates from across the country watched in horror. Iowans responded with advocacy and resistance, many choosing to put pen to paper to fight for safe and legal abortion.
Abortion is legal, so why does it always feel like this is not the case? The reality for many Americans is that while abortion is indeed legal, it remains largely inaccessible. The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) addresses this at the federal level.
This month, help raise awareness for the fights ahead and build our coalition to be even stronger for those fights.
You are key to our fight. Through messages to friends and family, you can help empower change from the ground up.
Even in the thick of Iowa’s summer humidity, we must remain vigilant advocates for a better Iowa. Here are three action items to take this month.
Advocacy during legislative session is critical and the work doesn’t stop when session ends. We challenge you to complete these three actions this month.