Tag Archives: reproductive justice

Reflections on Possibility: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday

This is a reflection on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday by Open Arms Executive Director Sheila Capestany. It’s reprinted from our January Newsletter. Dear Friends, Every January, I find my thoughts wandering to our celebration of the birthday of Martin … Continue reading

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Surrender

Women have long fought for their rights: to vote, to own property, to education, equal pay, rights to hold certain jobs, marital rights, legal rights and others. More recently, the fight is around abortion. The latter controversy is still in … Continue reading

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Shackling pregnant women during childbirth – Legislative update

Shackling pregnant women during labor and childbirth? Unbelievable? It’s true, it happens, right here in Washington State. Open Arms hopes the practice will be stopped. Legal Voice describes what happens, the outcry (including harsh words from Amnesty International) and the … Continue reading

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