Saturday, January 21, 2006

Roe v. Wade Anniversary Events: Nashville

Rally for Roe!
Sunday, January 22nd, 12:00 pm, on the steps of Legislative Plaza, Nashville, TN.

Join other supporters of Choice and Freedom and demonstrate your commitment to keeping abortion safe and legal. Short speeches, music and general rabble-rousing will occur.

Contact or 269-7141 if you need additional information.

Please note, the TN Right to Life will be having their annual rally beginning at 2:00pm on the Capitol steps. We want to be there as witnesses to the truth!

Core Freedom or Eviscerated Right?
Considering the Future of Roe v. Wade in the Roberts Court

Monday, January 23 @ 4:10pm in Wilson Hall room 126
What: Stefanie Lindquist, Associate Professor of Political Science and Law will be speaking on how the recent Supreme Court nominations will affect a woman's right to choose in this country. Reception to follow.

At 5:30pm, after the reception, Planned Parenthood and Nashville NOW will be showing a 30 minute documentary called "The Abortion Diaries," in Wilson 126.

For more information, check out The Abortion Diaries online, or or contact

This event is free and open to everyone. Co-sponsored with Women's and Gender Studies, Medical Students for Choice, N.O.W. and Vandy Fems.
For more information, please contact

The Abortion Diaries Screening
Monday, January 23rd @ 7:00pm, Nashville Peace and Justice Center, 1016 18th Avenue Screening and discussion of The Abortion Diaries at the regular monthly meeting of NOW. Members and non-members are encouraged to attend to view this controversial and moving documentary. Fore more information contact

UPDATE: On a related note, NARAL has just released an updated version of Who Decides? Tennessee gets a grade of D+. Check out the other states here. (via Feministing).

Photo: National NOW rally at Legislative Plaza, Nashville, summer 2005, via egalia's personal files.