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Gloucester County Humanists Message Board › Rally Against the War on Women, Saturday, April 28, 2012

Rally Against the War on Women, Saturday, April 28, 2012

Bill R.
Glassboro, NJ

Rally Against the War on Women, Saturday, April 28, 2012

Unite against the War on Women! Rally Saturday April 28 from 12-4 at the State House building in Trenton NJ. Stand up for women's rights and true religious freedom! The Delaware Valley Americans United Chapter will be represented in Trenton by Chapter Vice-President Janice Rael. DVAU is proud to endorse this event, we urge everyone to attend!

Event MC: Ginger Heatter

Speakers and Schedule:

11:55 Patt Reid, Unite Women NJ, Welcome and Kickoff
12:00 Deborah Jacobs, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union-NJ
12:10 Michele Jaker, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood of NJ
12:20 NJ State Senator Loretta Weinberg
12:30 Marie Corfield, Candidate for State Assembly, LD16, (Will speak about education cuts in NJ)
12:40 Sue Nemeth, Princeton Twp Committeewoman and Candidate for Assembly in the 16th District
12:50 Rita Spaulding, President, NOW-NJ
1:00 Musical Guest (To Be Announced)
1:20 Mary Giovinazzo, National Women's Political Caucus
1:30 Michel Bitritto, Women's Political Caucus of New Jersey
1:40 Michael T. McPhearson, National Coordinator, United For Peace and Justice
1:50 Rev. Melissa Lemons, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
2:00 Carol Gay, President, NJ State Industrial Union Council
2:10 Ron Weisen, Sierra Club's Global Population and Environment Program
2:20 Adrienne Sanders, First Vice President and Education Committee, New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP
2:30 Solidarity Singers
2:50 Jennifer Rao, National Unite Women Twitter Team Coordinator
3:00 Rosa Chilquillo, Director of Worker Center Initiative in Morristown, Pathways to Work (En Español)
3:10 Tim Ridge, Treasurer and past Vice-President, New Jersey Humanist Network
3:20 DeAnn Cox, Jersey Lyfe Inc, South Jersey's LGBT Pride & Community Organization
3:30 WISE Women Center at Essex County College drummers
3:40 Maretta J. Short, immediate past President, NOW-NJ; President, Women of Color and Allies Essex County NOW Chapter; Senior Producer and Host for Joy of Resistance Multi Cultural Feminist Radio on WBAI Radio
3:50 Elizabeth Volz, past President, NOW-NJ
4:00 Janice Rael, Vice-President, Delaware Valley Americans United for Separation of Church and State
4:10 Patt Reid, Unite Women NJ, Closing Remarks

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Help defend women's rights and pursuit of equality. Join Americans all across the United States on April 28th, 2012, as we come together as one to tell members of Congress in Washington DC and legislators in all 50 states, "Enough is enough!" strongly supports diversity and welcomes men and women of all ages without regard to their race, color, creed, political affiliation, disability, religious or spiritual beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, education or income level, marital status, employment status, or immigrant status. Everyone is invited to join, plan, and rally as we unite to demand that every person be granted equal opportunities, equal rights, and equal representation.

Watch this video of the Reverend Barry Lynn, Executive Director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, as he talks about the Religious Right's War on Women, and what we must do about it!­
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