Repeal the Hyde Amendment for EACH Woman

In 1973, abortion was legalized throughout the US in Roe v. Wade. A short three years later, low-income women all over the country effectively had that right put out of reach by the Hyde Amendment, which prohibited federal Medicaid funding for almost all abortion services. The Hyde Amendment has been an impenetrable fortress in Congress year … Continue reading Repeal the Hyde Amendment for EACH Woman

When abortion was illegal: Looking backward and forward at once

Have you heard the one about the back alley abortion? Yeah, it isn't a joke. And it sure as hell isn't funny. It's an actual question: Have you heard it? Roe v. Wade made abortion legal throughout the USA in 1973 - so as of the last census in 2010, slightly over 60% of the population … Continue reading When abortion was illegal: Looking backward and forward at once

IEB Delivers Message to Sen. Murkowski from Alaska’s Indivisibles: Vote No on Kavanaugh

When we heard that the difficult to pin down Senator Lisa Murkowski was slated to be the guest speaker at the August 2018 Tahoe Summit, which several Indivisible East Bay members planned to attend, we reached out to Indivisibles in Alaska to see if there was a message we could bring to the senator on their … Continue reading IEB Delivers Message to Sen. Murkowski from Alaska’s Indivisibles: Vote No on Kavanaugh

Keep Brett Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court

We know, you don't need a singing elf on a unicorn to get you to oppose a Supreme Court nominee with a record against abortion rights, environmental protection, consumer protection, and common sense gun safety - but we're giving you one anyway! Brett Kavanaugh, nominated not long after the Fourth of July (ain't irony great), … Continue reading Keep Brett Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court