The wing nuts are gearing up for 40 days of ass-hattery and, oh yeah . . . prayer. Anti-choicers will be gathering outside of family planning clinics to provide “sidewalk counseling” (in the form of telling lies about abortion through a megaphone) and generally be making life harder than it already is for clinic staff, volunteers, and the patients seeking family planning services.
Stand up for choice! To find out if your local family planning clinic is in need of volunteers, check out the Facebook groups Stand Up For Choice and 40 Days For Choice. Here is a short list of clinics that we know of who have asked for help.
Planned Parenthood of Alabama and Mississippi Action Network
Planned Parenthood of Arizona – 7th Avenue Clinic in Phoenix
DC Area Clinic Defense
Planned Parenthood of Delaware
EMW Women’s Surgical Center – Louisville, Kentucky
Planned Parenthood of Napa – Napa Health Center
Dr. Emily’s Women’s Health Center – New York
Red River Women’s Clinic – Fargo, North Dakota [Read more...]