“Who Owns Your Body? You? Or the State?”

Transcript of speech given by A is For co-founder Martha Plimpton at New York City’s Unite Women event, April 28th. 2012.    Where’s my personhood amendment? My name is Martha Plimpton. I’m a native New Yorker. I’m a United States Citizen and I vote. We’re here to ask each other a serious question: Who owns…

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Our First Fundraiser

Three weeks ago, A is For launched our first fundraiser. In that short amount of time, and through the generosity of our amazing friends and supporters, we’ve been able to raise $3300 of our $5000 goal. As we enter the homestretch, we’d like to tell you a little more about our plans for the future….

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Michigan’s Full Frontal Assault On Women

The state motto of Michigan is “Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice” which is Latin for “If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you.” But if you’re a woman in Michigan seeking an abortion, or even basic reproductive health care, you may need to start looking elsewhere. Republican Representative Bruce Rendon introduced House Bill 5711,…

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“Shame is just used to keep women quiet.”

Last night in New York City, abortion providers and their supporters, including A is For co-founder Martha Plimpton, gathered at the Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health awards. Plimpton, who was invited to the event because of her work on reproductive rights, said, “I’d like there to be more true, honest reflections of the realities…

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