Missouri March Against The War On Women

April 23, 2012

Action, Announcements

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Jefferson City, Missouri

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

On Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, women and men from around the state of Missouri will gather for a rally at the Missouri State Capitol Building to say “Enough is Enough.”

The event is hosted by Unite Against the War on Women, a new organization rapidly gaining steam nationwide. Concurrent rallies are scheduled for all 50 states that day in a show of strength against recent threats to women’s rights.  “It is essential that we stand up for our rights now and work together against this effort to destroy women’s rights. On April 28th, we will have the opportunity to join a national movement against the war on women. Join us to give your support,” Paula Willmarth, co-leader of Unite Women Missouri stated.

While the immediate impetus for Unite Women is the assault on reproductive rights, the threat to women is inclusive of other concerns, including education, equal pay for equal work, voter suppression and crimes against women and children.

10:00-10:30am Gather at James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Bldg.
10:30-11:00am Marching East on Main Street to South Lawn of Capitol
11:00am-12:00pm Rally for Unite Women on South Lawn of Capitol

Missouri Endorsers Of UNITE Women include: 

  • Capitol Women’s Political Caucus
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW)
  • Coffee Party USA
  • Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus
  • Mid-Missouri Progressive Women
  • Missouri AAUW
  • Missouri Federation of Women’s Democratic Clubs
  • Missouri NOW
  • Missouri Planned Parenthood
  • Missouri ProVote
  • Missouri Women’s Leadership Coalition
  • Missouri Women’s Political Caucus
  • Missouri Women’s Network
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri
  • NOW – Kansas City Metro
  • Women’s Political Caucus of Metro St. Louis

National Endorsers Of UNITE Women include:

  • Advocates for Youth
  • A is For
  • Americans for Separation of Church and State
  • Breakthrough
  • Catholics for Choice
  • Center for Inquiry
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW)
  • Code Pink – Women for Peace
  • Coffee Party USA
  • Feminist Peace Network
  • iHollaback
  • Institute for Science and Human Values
  • Katrina vanden Heuvel (Editor & Publisher “The Nation” Magazine)
  • 9to5 – National Association of Working Women
  • The National Equal Rights Amendment Alliance
  • National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
  • National League of Latin American Citizens
  • National Organizations for Women
  • National Women’s Political Caucus
  • Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
  • This Slut Votes

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