Roe. v. Wade
By Steve Ahlquist on February 20, 2017
Wild statements from the Providence Catholic Diocese, RI Right to Life and Republican leaders in the RI General Assembly have forced three state reps to issue a statement calling out the misinformation.
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By Bob Plain on February 1, 2017
If the Supreme Court or President Donald Trump manages to repeal Roe v. Wade, there is really nothing in Rhode Island law that would protect a woman’s right to have an abortion. That’s why legislators are announcing today a bill that Planned Parenthood says would integrate Roe v. Wade into state law “In the past […]
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By Steve Ahlquist on December 1, 2016
“What history has shown us, time and time again, is that these moments, when abortion is restricted even more than they normally are, it disproportionately affects poor women and women of color,” said medical student Gopika Krishna.
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By Steve Ahlquist on June 27, 2016
“This year, Rhode Islanders will make it known at the polls that anti-abortion politicians have no place in the Rhode Island State House,” said Craig O’Connor, Director of Public Policy and Government Relations, Rhode Island with Planned Parenthood Votes! Rhode Island
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By Rep. Edith H. Ajello and Sen. Gayle L. Goldin on January 20, 2016
Unfortunately, the gains made to protect women’s reproductive care – from access to abortion to affordable, accessible birth control – continue to be threatened by those who aim to take away a woman’s right to determine what is best for her own health and her own life.
By Paula Hodges on January 22, 2013
On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Rhode Island Coalition for Reproductive Justice (formerly RI Choice Coalition) continues to stand with women and their families to reinforce the importance of safe and legal abortion. The coalition is pleased to announce its new name on this important anniversary and to recognize the significance of […]
By Paula Hodges on January 17, 2012
The Rhode Island Choice Coalition will gather in the RI State House Rotunda on Thursday, January 19th at 3pm to recognize the 39th anniversary of the landmark Roe. v. Wade decision. In Roe, the Supreme Court found that a woman’s right to decide whether to become a parent deserves the highest level of constitutional protection. The commemoration event will recognize decision makers […]