Yesterday the Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill Justice Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court. Her confirmation comes days after the U.S. Supreme Court decided to review the Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban, a case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade, setting up a potential reversal of that landmark decision. READ MORE
We are excited to let you know that this Wednesday, October 14th the Baton Rouge City Council will be considering Councilwoman Erika Green's ordinance to exempt the sales tax on personal hygiene products.
Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom (LCRF) is seeking a Coalition Coordinator to provide operational support to the Steering Committee, and advocate for the protection and expansion of reproductive health, rights, and justice. The Coalition Coordinator supports the Coalition’s efforts to organize, advocate and sustain a movement for reproductive freedom.
Pre-Register for The Future of Abortion Access in Louisiana: Unpacking the Outcome of June Medical Services v. Russo
The Supreme Court is expected to issue a decision in the Louisiana admitting privileges case June Medical Services v. Russo in the coming weeks. Regardless of the outcome at the Court, this case has significant implications for people in Louisiana, and while we don’t know when exactly the Court will rule, we know that people will have questions and concerns about what the Court’s decision means and how it will affect our communities.
Senator Sharon Hewitt has introduced a resolution (SCR 61) to recognize May 2020 as Louisiana Abortion Recovery Awareness Month. The language included in this resolution perpetuates stigma and lies about abortion that have been used to undermine access and shame people who have abortions.