The Shouty Woman

November 17, 2006

Abortion Rights Event

Filed under: Feminism,Politics — by Lucy @ 9:37 pm

UK feminists – please please come along to this event at the House of Commons on Wednesday 22nd November, and ask your MP to come too. It’s a public meeting organised by Abortion Rights in collaboration with pro-choice members of parliament (of which there are still plenty, thank god!). The anti-choice lobby is organising a meeting at the Commons on the same day, so it’s vital we get as many people along to as possible to hear our side of the story.

There’s a real chance the issue of abortion could be raised again in Parliament this year, so we must act now to ensure pro-choice voices are heard – and to show MPs that it is our choice, not theirs, what we do with our bodies.

Hope to see you there!



  1. fuck, i didn’t realize y’all were dealing with this bullshit over there, too.

    Comment by belledame222 — November 19, 2006 @ 1:22 am |Reply

  2. Yep, although on a much smaller scale. There’s no real chance of a ban or anything, but some anti-choice MPs are starting to talk about a ‘review’ of abortion time limits, which would translate as lowering the limit from its current point of 24 weeks. We haven’t got anything like the problems you have though – at least, not yet…

    Comment by Lucy — November 19, 2006 @ 6:01 pm |Reply

  3. You probably won’t do; I don’t get the impression that you guys have the same problem with fanatical theocratic types as we do over here. i think perhaps mainly ’cause you know, these are the (ideological) descendents of the charming people you guys kicked the hell out of the country to come colonize over here…

    Comment by belledame222 — November 19, 2006 @ 9:43 pm |Reply

  4. Heh – sorry about that! Blame my ancestors…

    Comment by Lucy — November 20, 2006 @ 2:22 pm |Reply

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