Join @ActivistsComingTogether and residents of the San Gabriel Valley in a march and rally to support reproductive rights on Saturday, July 16.
By Chasity Jennings-Nuñez
The state-by-state attacks on reproductive freedom have been aggressive and swift in the wake of the SCOTUS decision overturning Roe v Wade. The 6-3 judgement on June 24, 2022, overturned 50 years of national protections for abortion access. The ruling in Dobbs v Jackson returned authority to individual states to decide on whether women and people who can get pregnant have the right to control their own reproductive decisions.
So far, 17 states have made abortions illegal or have trigger laws in place that will make abortion illegal soon. At least 9 additional states have abortion laws that would ban or significantly limit access to abortion being pushed by legislators.* Abortion access in California has been strengthened under Governor Gavin Newsom, but a different state legislative make-up or a different Governor, could jeopardize the protections currently in place. Passing Senate Constitutional Amendment (SCA) 10 on the November ballot is crucial because it adds an amendment to the California constitution explicitly providing for the right to abortion and contraception. It is critical that San Gabriel Valley residents join fellow Californian and national protestors to “Make Your Voices Heard!
The March & Rally For Reproductive Rights Saturday, July 16, 2022 March from the Alhambra City Hall lawn to San Gabriel Mission Playhouse Plaza 10:00 am: Meet at the Alhambra City Hall to begin march. 11:30 am: (approximately)- Rally in front of the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. More info: @activistscomingtogether
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