RAPID RESPONSE: SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade 6.24.22
“It is American States that will become the international outliers after today.”
US Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagen, in their scathing Dobbs v. Jackson dissent.
By now, you have all heard the SCOTUS decision regarding abortion rights today, friends. Now, it is time to mobilize. Here are three local events where you are welcome to hold space, rally, and plan. We hope to see you there. Remember: we are all in this together. You are not alone.
If you need immediate mental health assistance, please text "VT" to 741741; workers at the VT Crisis Text Line will be available to assist you. In VT, abortion is and will remain legal. If you or someone you know needs an abortion, please go HERE for more information. Thank you!
FRIDAY, JUNE 24th, 2022
Planned Parenthood Rally for Abortion Rights
Friday, June 24th, 2022 at Plaza Park (at the intersection of VT Routes 5 and 142, across from the Brattleboro Food Coop). 4pm-6pm.
Bring signs, noise makers, words to share, comfort to spread, or just yourselves.
We’re going to keep fighting and we’re going to pass this amendment to protect long term access in our state. We’re going to be holding rallies in each county tonight and we want to encourage you to all show up in our communities to show your support for abortion access. Information about the Reproductive Liberty Amendment in VT.
Here are the locations of tonight’s rallies:
- Bennington: Four Corners, 5:00pm-6:00pm
- Brattleboro: Plaza Park, 4:00pm-6:00pm
- Rutland: Sidewalk at Main Street Park from 6:00pm-7:00pm
HAPPENING OUTSIDE WINDHAM COUNTY: KEENE, NH
All Out for Abortion Rights: Day of SCOTUS Decision
Friday, June 24th, 2022 in Central Square in Keene, NH. 6pm.
Come out tonight at 6pm Central Square in Keene to make your voice heard! We won’t go back, we will fight back!
With a Supreme court decision on the future of Roe V. Wade set to be announced any day now, we know the only way to protect our right to abortion and reproductive freedom is to rely on the way we won it in the first place; by fighting for it!
Join us in Keene Central Square the day of the SCOTUS decision to come out resistance and say WE WON'T GO BACK WE WILL FIGHT BACK!!
We hope to see you there!
SATURDAY, JUNE 25th, 2022
Protest the Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade
Saturday, June 25th, 2022 in Downtown Brattleboro. 12pm.
On Friday, June 24th, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. There is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion. Let’s let our voices be heard. Downtown Brattleboro, Saturday, beginning at noon/12pm. Bring signs, noisemakers, megaphones, ovaries, and let the world know Brattleboro doesn’t stand for this, and remind them that they are only succeeding at banning SAFE abortions. We are expecting to have a *peaceful* protest to form a united front. Please remember to be respectful of local businesses and be safe!!
Your Friendly WeCAN Admin,