2011 Pro-Choice Lobby Days

Join us at the state capitols in VA, WV, and NC this year!

State legislative sessions start in January and Planned Parenthood Health Systems will be hard at work fighting bills that would restrict reproductive health and rights.  But did you know that it's your voice that means the most to your elected official?  Your legislator needs to hear from YOU about why it's so important to reject divisive attacks on abortion access and work instead to prevent unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

If you are one of our supporters in Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina, join us in your state capitol for Lobby Day. You'll have the opportunity to meet other pro-choice activists from around the state, meet with your legislator, attend committee hearings, and see your state government in action.  Join us in showing our state legislators that pro-choice voices are the majority!

Virginia Pro-Choice Lobby Day 
January 27, 2011 in Richmond, Virginia
PPHS will run a bus to Richmond with stops in Blacksburg, Roanoke and Charlottesville.  Buy your bus tickets here
Can't make it?  Sponsor another bus rider by buing a ticket and putting the word "sponsor" in the bus location field.  
For more information about Lobby Day in Virginia, including schedules, please visit Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia.   

West Virginia Pro-Choice Lobby Day
February 21, 2011 in Charleston, West Virginia
Information about schedules and registration coming soon!
For more information, contact Kira Miskimmin at kira.miskimmin@pphsinc.org or 304-989-3820. 

North Carolina Women's Advocacy Day
March 1, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina
More information coming soon!
Contact Patty Dillon at patricia.dillon@pphsinc.org or 919-833-7526 ext. 6145.

Even if you can't make it to Lobby Day, there are easy ways to stay informed and take action this legislative session:

Join the Planned Parenthood Action Network to receive urgent updates about legislation we are watching.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@pphsnc, @pphssc, @pphswv, and @ppav) where our staff will give live updates on hearings and votes.

Read our blog, Country Fried Choice, for in-depth analysis and (hopefully) clever commentary about the legislative sessions in our four states.

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