Day of Action to Stop Stupak

By Rachel Walden |

Today pro-choice folks are converging on D.C. for a National Day of Action to support health care reform that includes a full range of reproductive health services for women and to oppose the Stupak Amendment, which in any public option and creates that could make it difficult for women to pay for abortion coverage with their own money.

Christine has written about the amendment on blog, and the NPR pieces linked above also provide good background info.

Supporters include , NOW, , , NARAL Pro-Choice America, the , the , the ACLU, and others. Each of these organization websites has information on the basic schedule for the day, background materials on the issue, and tips for/ways of taking action for those not in D.C., including petitions, draft emails, and guidance for making phone calls to Senators/Representatives.

Tweets from the event can be followed at . Have photos or reports from the scene? Let us know in the comments!

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