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Choice Coalition <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 5 Apr 2004 09:54:03 -0400
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I would just like to say that this is a choice COALITION, meaning that there are
many different organizations represented, like ISO, FMLA, Planned Parenthood. I
also think that it is detrimental to the movement for abortion rights if you
completely isolate it and cannot link it to any other movement. The aboartion
rights movement IS A POLITICAL movemen! It is not an ethical or moral movement,
it is very much political. Morals and ethics only enter  into it if an
individual has to make a personal decision for abortion.
We are just letting people know about things that may be of interest to you.
Because abotion rights is so closely linked with other issues, ie: the death
penalty, it is natural that people in the coalition would be interested in it.
But we can talk more about this later.
Mary

Quoting Blake Edward Rainville <[log in to unmask]>:

> I just wanted to point out something here, this is the choice coalition, not
> the
> ISO coalition, please be mindful and respectful of that.  Leave other
> political
> propaganda for other list servs.
> Blake Rainville
>
>
> Quoting Mary Coleman Howland <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> > Hi All,
> > Here is a meeting coming up one Wednesday, which will be awesome.
> > Here is Bush, willing to murder lots of innocent adults on completely
> racist
> > or
> > social-economicalist terms, yet he screams that abortions are murder and
> he
> > is
> > trying to give adult rights to a fetus! Where are these rights for the 40%
> > of
> > African-American males who make up death row?!This is just a perfect
> example
> > of
> > Bush's conservative attacks on innocent, working class Americans.
> > Hope to see lots of you there!
> > Mary
> >
> >
> >
> > The Struggle Against the Death Penalty
> >
> > Wednesday, April 7th at 7:30pm
> > UVM Lafayette 108
> >
> > Over 580 people have lost their lives since the death penalty was brought
> > back
> > into practice by the US government. Although nearly 20% of these people
> have
> > been proven innocent post-mortum, this obscene practice continues! It is
> an
> > attack on workers, as 90% of defendents can't afford decent legal defense;
> > it
> > is a racial attack with African Americans being disproportionately
> > represented
> > on death row. How can we end the death penalty? Massive grassroots action
> > saved
> > the life of Kevin Cooper and won a moratorium on all executions in
> Illinois.
> > Come learn about the power of protest, and help abolish the death penalty!
> >
> > Featuring:
> > Marlene Martin, National Director of Campaign to End the Death Penalty
> > and a live call-in with a member of the former Illinois Death Row Ten
> >
> > Sponsored by the International Socialist Organization, UVM Department of
> > English, and Students Against War
> >
> > Contact [log in to unmask] or 864-9648 for more info
> >
> >
> > --
> >
>
>
> --
> Blake Rainville
> 206 Austin Hall
> Burlington VT 05405
> 617-834-6045
> Be the change that you want to see in the world.
>


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