SPARK Counters Anti-Choice “Freedom Rides”

August 4, 2010

When anti-choice activists Priests for Life organized so-called “Freedom Rides” to Atlanta last week, members of SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW called a rally to counter the divisive rhetoric and actions of Priests for Life. SPARK, a Third Wave grant partner, along with SisterSong and SisterLove, gathered to speak out against the ways that the “Freedom Ride” activists use a history of racism in reproductive control as a way to blame and shame black women.

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  1. [...] One of our amazing grant partners, SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW has been organizing in the face of these Freedom Rides which intentionally use the language of racism and  Civil Rights to increase the criminalization of black women. Read more about what SPARK’s been up to here! [...]

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