Ok y’all. I know last week we teased a huge new project. Everything is still in the very early stages, but I just got an email that things are progressing and I am so excited I can barely contain myself! Let’s just say the goal of this project is to bring attention to and … Continue reading Speak for the Week – Week Ending October 13, 2017
It’s Speak for the Week – Week Ending October 6, 2017! Our 40 Days of Compassion charity drive is in full swing! Family Sunshine Center is the first recipient. They are in need to outgrown, gently used Halloween costumes or costume pieces (the odd wig, hat, feather, boa…you get the picture)that can be put together … Continue reading Speak for the Week – Week Ending October 6, 2017
Welcome to the second installment of Speak for the Week – week ending September 29, 2017! We would like to start by giving a heartfelt thanks to Michael for traveling to Alabama to lead a street medic training. We would also like to thank everyone who attended. During this course, Michael taught the basics of … Continue reading Speak for the Week – Week Ending September 29, 2017!
Welcome to our new weekly newsletter, POWER House Speak for the Week! In this and upcoming newsletters, we will recap what’s going on with the POWER House, repro rights, women’s rights, and LGBTQ+ equality. This has been a busier than average week for us. Tuesday was the first in a 6-week series on personal safety … Continue reading P.O.W.E.R House Speak for the Week
"HB 24 passed by the Alabama Legislature this week that would give faith-based adoption agencies the right to deny services to same-sex couples... Ivey is considering a relatively minor change to the bill, however, applying an executive amendment to the bill would send it back to the Legislature for another round of votes, where it could get … Continue reading Gov. Ivey considering an executive amendment to a HB 24
In addition to the Alabama Legislature attacking women's constitutional rights, they will also be debating HB24, which would allow adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ* people with no consequences on Thursday, March 16, 2017. This kind of legislation is not who we are as Alabamians, and we cannot stand for hate in our state. From … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Discriminatory LGBTQ* Bill ALSO up in the House on Thursday, March 16
That's right, the Alabama Legislature is back at it. Again. According to this article, three anti-abortion bills will be brought to the floor for debate on Thursday, March 16, 2017. It's the Legislature's annual anti-choice day, and they are set on restricting YOUR constitutional right to an abortion...one bill would put a constitutional amendment on … Continue reading Your reproductive rights are at stake this Thursday in Alabama!
Did you know that March 10th, the anniversary of Dr. David Gunn's murder, is National Abortion Provider Appreciation Day? This year, we are honoring independent clinics. They rock! "Indy" providers are abortion care centers who are not affiliated with Planned Parenthood. Our "home" clinic, Reproductive Health Services, is a woman owned independent clinic that has been … Continue reading March 10 is National Abortion Provider Appreciation Day
It was the beginning of February when we first heard of Proposal 16. It came out of nowhere and it seemed that nobody had an idea of who was behind it. We've spent the past few weeks researching, and now present you with the 5 W's (What, Who, Where, When, and Why) of Proposal 16. Grab … Continue reading The 5 W’s of Proposal 16
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