U of WI-Milwaukee FMLA Raises Money and Awareness with Rock for Choice Concert
Educating their campus and raising awareness about the threats to abortion access and reproductive rights, the FMLA Affiliate at the UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AT MILWAUKEE organized the cityís first Rock for Choice benefit concert with much success. The group had a rocking good time and raised $770 for the Feminist Majority Foundationís National Clinic Access Project.
The Feminist Majority Foundationís National Clinic Access Project engages in public education, advocacy work, and grassroots organizing to increase public awareness of anti-abortion extremist violence. Leading efforts nationwide to keep womenís health clinics open in the face of violence and
intimidation, our clinic access project conducts the most extensive research and monitoring of extremistsí actions and violence. More information on the National Clinic Access Project and Rock for Choice.
4/15/2014 Virginia Bishops Advocate More Abortion Restrictions for Poor Women - Using the Medicaid expansion debate as a platform, the Virginia Catholic Conference issued a statement Friday calling for the repeal of a Virginia law that allows state funding of abortion care for Medicaid recipients in situations where the fetus exhibits a "gross and totally incapacitating physical deformity" or a "gross and totally incapacitating mental deficiency."
Bishop Francis DiLorenzo of the Diocese of Richmond and Bishop Paul Loverde of the Diocese of Arlington authored the statement which urges Virginia lawmakers to act to expand Medicaid to cover more of Virginia's poor. . . .