Resources - Reproductive Rights
Information provided by the
LWVIN Women's Health and Reproductive Rights Committee
Report to LWVIN Council - May 14, 2022
Abortion Talking Points and Articles
Letter to Governor for special session if Roe overturned
State Legislators Name and Email (12/31/21 - excel file download)
An example letter to legislators from the LWV Henry County
KEEP UP WITH RALLIES AND OTHER EVENTS
· Bans off our Bodies
· Rise Up for Abortion Rights
· Pro Choice with Heart
Resources from the Women's Health and Reproductive Rights Committee
Joint Statement from Elected Prosecutors (Fair and Just Prosecution)
A statement from a group of elected prosecutors representing communities across every region of the country.
NRLC Post-Roe Model Abortion Law
A recommended model law from the National Right to Life Committee to limit abortion access.
Turnaway Study (Web summary)
The Turnaway Study conducted at the University of California, San Francisco, shows that women experience harm from being denied a wanted abortion
Reproductive Health Access Project “We mobilize, train, and support clinicians to make reproductive health care accessible to everyone.”
Midwest Action Project“envisions a society in which every person has access to comprehensive, high quality, patient-centered sexual and reproductive health care in their community.”
Ultraviolet “a community of one million people that drives feminist cultural and political change.”
The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
by Jonathan Eig
The Lie that Binds (Political history of abortion)
by Ilyse Hogue and Ellie Langford
It's been over 60 years since the Food and Drug Administration first approved the birth control pill. The pill provided more control over fertility and reproductive health for generations. But it has a troubled history. The pill was first tested on low-income women in Puerto Rico. Today, the burden of responsibility when it comes to reproductive health is still placed mostly on women.
Exploring the complicated history of abortion in the United States PBS Newshour, 5/6/22
In the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion striking down Roe v. Wade, Justice Samuel Alito writes that the nation has had an “unbroken tradition” of criminalizing abortion. But as John Yang reports, the history is much more complicated.