The Supreme Court just overturned Roe v. Wade. 50 years of precedent and federal protections gone. We can hardly describe what we are feeling right now. We get that you are sad and angry. We are, too. Please, know that courts don’t decide who we are and what we need. We do. We will show up for our community. We will make sure people get the abortions we need. We will keep … [Read more...] about WE FIGHT BACK – Supreme Court overturns Roe, but courts don’t control our futures.
At The Womxn Project, we appreciate the idea of setting aside time to look back at important moments in Black history or to share stories of Black people from the past who have helped to shape our country and shake things up in the name of justice and freedom. We have included some information below to make sure we take action throughout the year and we have some opportunities … [Read more...] about Black History, SCOTUS, RI Hearings & MORE
J WHO v. Dobbs: May 2021 Announcement This is NOT a TEST! This is NOT a TEST! - SCOTUS activity! If you care about abortion access and value bodily autonomy, you should be concerned that Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) granted certiorari (agreed to hear arguments) in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization ("J WHO"). J WHO involves a … [Read more...] about J WHO v. Dobbs: This is NOT a TEST! – SCOTUS activity announcement and what it means
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 3, 2020 Rhode Island Activists Head to Maine to Urge Senator Collins to Let the People Decide and Oppose a Nomination Before Inauguration The Womxn Project is joining people from across the region to converge in Portland to ensure Senator Collins keeps her word this time. (Providence, RI) - Statement by The … [Read more...] about PR: The Womxn Project Headed to Maine to Push “For Justice”
Did you see that the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling striking down a set of restrictions in Louisiana interfering with access to abortion? This decision has huge implications. The highest court in the land made it clear today that lawmakers should not be pushing medically unnecessary limits on abortion just to make care harder to get and create an undue … [Read more...] about SCOTUS WIN, Let’s keep it up!
[ OPINION ] by Ria Moni “On Monday, the Senate's Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing at which A LOT is at stake. Obviously, a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court is at stake, and with it, the future of a woman's right to choose, gay marriage, affirmative action, and so on. Moreover, this is a pivotal test to see if we, as a society, have progressed AT ALL since … [Read more...] about Groundhog Day: Anita Hill 2.0