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  • Chana Halevi

    The right to choose is something that has been tied to the women's movement for several decades. While some say that women's lib came with the right to vote, others believe it was with the manufacturing of the pill and access to abortion. Forcing women to be mothers is the ultimate control of patriarchy. Keeping abortion legal gives women the choice to live their life how they want to.

  • Monica Hostos

    National Organization for Women Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) called for equal employment opportunity and equal pay for women. NOW also championed the legalization of abortion and passage of an equal rights amendment to the Constitution.

  • Elizabeth Baddeley

    Civil Rights Movement Timeline

  • Donnie Nash

    'All of these right-wing lunatics who say that life begins at conception should not be able to tell a woman what to do with her body'-Clara Fenstad

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