Please join us for the monthly virtual meeting of Amnesty International Local Group 1017, Bay Area (Houston) on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 6:15 PM (Central). This meeting is brought …
All five states with abortion-related measures on the ballot during the midterm election voted in favor of abortion rights. Voters in California, Michigan, and Vermont voted to pass further protections for abortion, and voters in Montana and Kentucky rejected further restrictions on abortion rights. In reaction to this news, Tarah Demant, Interim National Director of Programs, Government Relations and Advocacy said:
Fight for abortion rights in the USA Take action now! Call on US governors to protect abortion access in their states. Make them feel international pressure to prevent passing …
Responding to the news that Senator Lindsay Graham had introduced a bill in the US Senate that would ban most abortions nationwide after 15 weeks, Tarah Demant, Interim National Director of Programs, Government Relations and Advocacy at Amnesty International USA, said:
Charges against an activist facing up to three years in prison for helping a pregnant woman access abortion pills in Poland must be dropped said Amnesty International today ahead of the resumption of her trial in Warsaw tomorrow.
Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to an abortion in the U.S. Responding to this news and the emerging tech and human rights concerns, Michael Kleinman, Director of Technology and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA, said:
Last week, we watched with horror as abortion rights protesters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa were struck by a vehicle seemingly intent on attacking individuals exercising their right to protest the Supreme Court’s horrific overturn of abortion rights in the United States. The driver of the vehicle charged at protesters crossing the street, ran over the foot of one protester, and ripped an Amnesty International poster with the slogan “Abortion is a Human Right” carried by yet another protester.
State Advocacy Map Now that Roe has been overturned and abortion is no longer protected across the country, engaging in advocacy work at the state level is more important than …
Abortion is a human right, it’s that simple. @amnestyusa #AbortionIsEssential
Abortion is basic health care for people who can get pregnant. Health care is a human right. Abortion is a HUMAN RIGHT! @amnestyusa #AbortionIsEssential #MyBodyMyRights