Social Action Resources Related to Reproductive Justice

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Take Brave Action: Participate in the United for Abortion Coverage Week of Action

For 40 years, politicians have used the Hyde Amendment, which denies coverage for abortion for those insured through Medicaid, to interfere in women’s health decisions. For those struggling to make ends meet—including people of color, low-income women, young people, and immigrants—a coverage ban might as well be a ban on abortion altogether. In the last […]

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Guide to Approaching Lawmakers – Rachel Sabbath

How can we approach lawmakers about international maternal health and family planning? One way to influence elected representatives is by having members of the social action/social justice committee join an advocacy organization’s action center. Many of the organizations listed have action centers that provide form letters and will help congregants directly contact representatives. Links to […]

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International Maternal Health and Family Planning Organizations

The Religious Institute hopes that religious leaders, social action committees, and congregants will become involved in advocacy for international maternal health and family planning. This resource includes organizations with advocacy campaigns, news updates, and websites to promote universal access to reproductive health and the reduction of maternal mortality. It also provides a guide for approaching […]

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Sample Letter to Congressional Representative – Reproductive Justice for All

Dear Senator/Representative ______________________: I write to you with concern about the Helms and Hyde amendments, which foster inequality by prohibiting federal funding from supporting abortions. Millions of women, both in the U.S. and abroad, rely on federal money for their reproductive healthcare. Because of Helms and Hyde, they are forced to go through with unwanted […]

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Faith-Based Support for Contraception in the ACA

The Religious Institute,  Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, have articulated some key points about faith-based support for contraceptive coverage in the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”). People of faith and religious traditions support the birth control benefit Key Points on Religion and Contraception The vast majority […]

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Guide to Approaching Lawmakers – Rachel Sabbath

How can we approach lawmakers about international maternal health and family planning? One way to influence elected representatives is by having members of the social action/social justice committee join an advocacy organization’s action center. Many of the organizations listed have action centers that provide form letters and will help congregants directly contact representatives. Links to […]

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