A message from Red State Indivisibles on the end of Roe

  1. These states are our homes. We don’t just know the effects of slashing reproductive rights, we know the people who will see those effects personally. Some of us could leave, and some of us may not be able to. However, we all have one thing in common: we know that our homes, our friends, and our families are worth defending. And we will continue to, every day and in every way.
  2. Our communities have been preparing for this since 1973. Access to health care has never been given in many red states. Rural areas already faced extreme barriers to healthcare access before Roe was overturned, and that this will exacerbate already pressing concerns in rural communities. We’re part of a long lineage of fighters who have been combating this since the first trigger laws were written, and before today’s conservative astro-turfers even got to the party. That doesn’t change the fact that people in rural areas will continue to need abortion care, and continue to deserve abortion care. Which is why we will courageously stay, and fight the good fight.
  3. This fight has been constant. The cycle of eroding rights, voter suppression, corporate oligarchy, and resistance is not just a part of the repro fight. It’s a part of everything we do. Our struggle includes the right to clear air and water, to quality education for our young people, to safety in the face of a changing climate…suffice it to say, we’ve got a lot of experience fighting back under our belts.
  1. Give movements, not moments. Local abortion funds will be a major source of relief for folks seeking an abortion right now. Instead of sending donations based on eye-catching subject lines, be certain you’re taking pains to ensure your money goes to local efforts in places that will hurt the most under this new ruling, and if you can, find an abortion fund near you and donate.
  2. Find a protest near you, attend if you’re able, and recruit a friend if you’re not. You can find events using this map link.
  3. Sign up for Indivisible’s National Rural Program! Do you live in a red/rural area and want company? Our rural program provides space to connect with one another, engage in rural electoral and advocacy work and celebrate rural resistance and powerbuilding. By signing this form, you’ll receive updates about our rural programming including information on our monthly national call.

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