On This July 4th, Abortion Rights Movement Says ‘We’re Not in the Mood for Fireworks’

"If we don’t have the ability to make decisions about if, when, and how to grow our families—we don't have freedom."

July 4, 2022

Under the banner "When women are not free, no one is free," reproductive rights defenders took to the streets of cities and towns across the United States on Monday for Independence Day abortion rights rallies in the wake of the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade.

"We don't feel free and we don't want to celebrate a country that is taking away rights," Aly Whitman, organizer of a protest in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, told the Lexington Herald Leader.

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