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Monday, July 04, 2005

Rally in Hurt Park 7/5/05
More news from Ms. Prez (man is she connected!):
URGENT ALERT - Tues., 7/5 Supreme Court Rally

Dear Friends of the Feminist Advocacy Network,

With the holiday weekend upon us, we hope you are
enjoying some fun in the sun. However, we urge
you to read this message because it carries urgent
information for action. Please excuse duplicates--
we are trying to distribute this widely. Plus, if you
received other messages about other locations, there
were permit issues -- so this is the right one.

With the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
comes a significant threat to women's reproductive
freedom, as well as many human and civil rights issues
we know you hold dear. Throughout her tenure, Justice
O'Connor has been one of the "swing" votes on the
Supreme Court, part of the razor-thin majority (5 to 4)
on an array of critical decisions. Many of the rights and
protections, including civil rights guarantees, Roe w.
Wade , workplace protections, and environmental
advances, that we have all come to cherish now hang in
the balance.

YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED: As part of a
coalition effort, the Feminist Women's Health Center will
join other progressive organizations to have a Rally
on Tuesday, July 5th at 11:30 AM at Hurt
Park. Hurt Park is at the corner of Courtland St.
and Edgewood Avenue in downtown Atlanta.


Speakers as of press time include: Rev. Dr. Joseph
Lowery of the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda
and Errin Vuley of Georgians for Choice, the statewide
coalition for women's freedom. More speakers will be
added.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give
us a call at 404-248-5445. Please come to the Rally!
Bring your energies and passion!
Sincerely,

Janelle Yamarick
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
email: janelley@feministcenter.org
phone: 404-248-5445
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posted by Aerodad at 7/04/2005 02:37:00 PM

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