Why must we try to convince others that it is our basic human right to have control over our own body?  How many times do we have to scream and protest just to get BASIC rights to choose what WE do with our body.

And yet, here we are again: using the same protest signs, with the same despair, all of us with the same message. CHOICE is a human right.

As Hilary Clinton said:  ‘This decision is a direct assault on the dignity, rights, & lives of women, not to mention decades of settled law’.

There is no protection for women. 

Bit of context: the decision in Roe vs Wade ultimately gave women total autonomy to terminate a pregnancy during the first trimester, and allowed some state influence over abortions in the second and third trimesters, though a series of restrictions imposed on the state level – many of which have been challenged in courts – have sought to undermine abortion care.

This can’t happen again, it just can’t, we need to shout louder than ever.

As Julia Louis-Dreyfus said: ‘If men got pregnant you could get an abortion at an ATM’.

HERE is what you can do to help:

First, just take a look at the original case. Then take a look at the leaked documents and see how REAL this is. 

And also:

Look at these &/Or Donate:

  • Planned Parenthood. A nonprofit that operates 50 affiliate locations across the country, where it provides healthcare and education on reproductive rights. Right now, there are 26 U.S. states that are set to ban abortions with the overturn of Roe v. Wade.
  • Centre for Reproductive Rights. This advocacy organisation focuses on giving legal help and assistance in service of reproductive freedoms. In its interactive project, “What if Roe fell?,” the organisation created a visualised representation of potential abortion restrictions, such as TRAP (or “targeted regulation of abortion providers”) laws, parental involvement, and consent laws, which include biased counseling or requiring ultrasounds.
  • Population Action International. A nonprofit that advocates for healthcare and family planning by partnering with policy writers and “a network of global partners.” The organisation works with women and vulnerable populations.
  • Guttmacher Institute. A research-focused organisation dating back to 1968, this group has tracked legislative action on reproductive healthcare. The organisation reports that 2021 was the worst year for reproductive rights, citing a total of 108 restrictions.

If you are based outside the USA and of course can’t protest.  UTILISE SOCIAL MEDIA. Use your platform.


By Sophia Collins