Friday, November 20, 2009

Local Activism: NOW Events in Your Region

Local activists are holding events all across the country to fight the Stupak/Pitts Amendment. If you are planning an event, please send it our way or post a comment so we can spread the word!

Here are some great events being held by local NOW chapters in Pennsylvania and New York:

PA Activists: Protest Pitts Nov. 21!

Join NOW President Terry O'Neill, Pennsylvania NOW President Joanne Tosti-Vasey and Lois Herr, candidate for Congress in a protest outside of the Chester County Courthouse in Pennsylvania. This is Joseph Pitts' district -- as in one of the authors of the Stupak-Pitts Amendment.

Starts at 10:15 Saturday, Nov. 21 with press conference at 10:30 am.
All events will take place on the courthouse steps (2 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380 -- View map) Coalition partners for this event include Pennsylvania NOW, National NOW and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

NY Activists: Join NOW NY State Dec. 4!

Demand health care reform that includes full reproductive rights for ALL women! Join with the National Organization for Women New York State chapter, local activists and prominent reproductive rights advocates to say NO to any Stupak-Pitts-like amendements in the National Health Care Reform package. Full Reproductive Rights for Women....Nothing More, Nothing Less

Location: Front of Senator Schumer's office 757 Third Avenue (at 48th Street) NYC Date: Dec. 4, 2009 Time: Noon until 2:00 pm

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