|Voices for Planned Parenthood|
|This website was last updated on 6/28/04|
|visitors since site construction on 9/18/03|
|Vox is the latin word for "voice." Through Vox, students and other activists speak out
to support reproductive rights and proper access to reproductive health services.
UK VOX is a program supported through Planned Parenthood of the Bluegrass in
order to educate students and youth of their reproductive health and rights.
For more information, contact Courtney
Reynolds at Sistercdogg@msn.com
Also, see VOX's national site at
|VOX is a member of the UK Campus Progressive Coalition|
|Page design and maintenance by Dave Newton
Dave_HN@yahoo.com Please report any site errors
|Visit the ACLU Electronic Action Center to learn about issues and to lobby your representatives by email with just a few clicks of your mouse.
You can also go directly to the the individual issues below -
Don't Criminalize Actions of Caring Relatives and Friends
Oppose Attempts to Undermine Roe v. Wade
Oppose Congressional Attempts to Restrict Access to Mifepristone
Support Equity in Women's Health Coverage
Oppose Demands for Federal Immunity from Laws on Abortion Access
|American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
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Campus Progressive Coalition
CPC Events Page
Leftist Student Union
Student Organizations Center
Students for the Green Party
UK Counseling and Testing Center
|Some Numbers -
* 78,000 women die each year from unsafe abortions. In low-income countries about 200 women die each day as a result of unsafe and illegal abortions.
* Each year, an estimated 20 million unsafe abortions are performed worldwide.
* Every year 75 million women have unwanted pregnancies.
* Congress has voted 148 times since 1995 on reproductive rights and pro-choice America has only won 25 of those votes.
|Feminist Links -
www.feministmajority.org - The Feminist Majority Foundation is a national organization that is united with affiliates united for the main reason of allowing legal abortions in the US. The program is built upon education, informing young feminists about the threats to abortion access, women's rights, affirmative action, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights posed by the right wing.
www.NeverGoBack.org - A campaign through FMF where flyers, stickers and other activist gear is offered. While there, sign the petition.
www.aclu.org - A fact sheet is available regarding the infamous partial birth abortion. Check out the site and check out the myths and facts on partial birth to further educate right wing extremists.
www.backupyourbirthcontrol.org - Emergency Contraception, a huge debate, but by backing up birth control it helps to prepare in case: the condom breaks, forgetting to take a birth control pill, or when sex was unplanned or unwanted. Using emergency contraception can prevent pregnancy if take within 72 hours. Planned Parenthood of the Bluegrass has EC and is available five days a week.
www.million4roe.com - A campaign brought against the Bush administration in hopes of keeping right wing extremists out of the US Supreme Court. "Tell Washington We Won't Go Back!"
The Kentucky Reproductive Health Network - Their mission is to advocate for a broad vision of reproductive freedom, educate throughout Kentucky about sexual and reproductive health, and affirm every individual's right to exercise autonomy regarding all decisions affecting his or her body or sexuality. Based out of Louisville, KRHN provides statewide education on behalf of all people in Kentucky regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation or socioeconomic class. For more info: email KRHN Executive Director Sheila Sutton at email@example.com.
|UK Campus Links|
|Thanks to those of you who helped make the March For Choice in D.C. a success!
Sunday, April 25th, 2004
For more information, visit www.marchforchoice.org
|Bush signing the so-called "partial birth abortion ban." Anyone notice a gender gap?|