TO VIEW THE LIVE-STEAM VIDEO OF THE RALLY CLICK HERE! (THANK YOU PROGRESSNOW NEVADA FOR TAPING AND STEAMING!)
A prochoice rally for Planned Parenthood is scheduled at noon on Feb. 26, in response to a GOP-led vote barring the organization from using federal Title X family planning funding. Currently, Walk for Choice 2011 rallies are planned in more than 50 cities including Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington D.C., Minneapolis, Portland, Ore., Anchorage, Alaska, the United Kingdom, and even Pakistan.
- What: Rally for Choice Las Vegas, part of the national, grassroots Walk for Choice across the nation on Feb. 26. We will have speakers – including Congresswoman Dina Titus – and live-streaming of the rally on the web. There will be Skype set up for folks outside Las Vegas for Planned Parenthood Q&A as well as tours of Planned Parenthood and information about what the organization does.
- Date: Saturday, Feb. 26
- Time: Noon
- Place: Planned Parenthood, 3220 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas*Please do not park in parking lot so we don’t block access to clinic.*
The event press release is here.
Several local organizations are supporting this event including Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada, the Nevada Women’s Lobby, ProgressNow Nevada, Nevada NOW, Southern Nevada NOW, The Holy Order of the Sin Sity Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and SWOP-LV.
BREAKING NEWS: If you take your Planned Parenthood sticker from the Rally for Choice Las Vegas over to the Sin Sity Sister’s Cherry Poppin’ Red Dress event tomorrow night you will get buy one/get one free on tickets! Thanks Sisters for prochoice, progressive solidarity!
To Skype with us use Skype or your app-enabled mobile phone to call PPSNLasVegas!