July 20, 2022

Planned Parenthood inexplicably endorses seven candidates who helped scuttle the EACA

PPV!RI PAC endorsed 69 House and Senate candidates, including the entire House leadership team that prevented the...

Kate McGovern: State House rules need to be democratized
July 12, 2022

Kate McGovern: State House rules need to be democratized

“While voting to study a bill could still be used for avoidance rather than inquiry, that choice...

July 6, 2022

Giona Picheco is challenging Charlene Lima in House District 14

“My motivation to run for this seat is that I’ve seen so many issues facing this community...

June 30, 2022

More than a dozen groups call on Governor McKee to act for abortion access

Groups from across the state are coming together to push the governor to do all he can...

June 25, 2022

“We are outraged, and we are horrified,” says RI Coalition for Reproductive Freedom in response to Roe reversal

“It’s every bit as bad as you think it is and more,” said Lynette Labinger, ACLU of...

June 22, 2022

Important lead pipe replacement bill may not pass the General Assembly this session

“If you can’t count on a glass of clean, safe drinking water, you’re not free. And you’re...

August 29, 2022

Senate approves scientifically unsound and environmentally dangerous plastics burning bill

“There is no good reason to exempt toxic, climate-damaging facilities from laws and regulations designed to keep...

June 8, 2022

Activists rally at RI State House to end mass criminalization

“A small amount of [prison] time can change your life,” said Trent Manning, and organizer with Behind...

June 9, 2022

Essential healthcare workers hold State House rally to demand investment now, not later

“At the same time demand has spiked, staffing is the worst I have ever seen,” said Ian...

June 6, 2022

A protest in Barrington shouts: No more!

“We are here because everyone is just grieving over so many different things – racism caused by...

June 1, 2022

Pawtucket High School students walk out to protest legislative inaction on guns and abortion rights

“We’re here in response to the failures of our government – how they failed those babies in...

June 1, 2022

Rhode Island Legislative Black and Latino Caucus calls for passage of gun sense legislation

“This country has stronger laws to prevent women from getting and abortion and for banning books and...

May 20, 2022

Yes Rep Quattrocchi, the RI General Assembly can pass laws on the funding of abortion

“We are of the opinion that the enactment of the RPA did not amount to a constitutional...

May 18, 2022

More than a dozen national groups call for passage of the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act

“Right now, there are policies on the books in Rhode Island that take away health coverage for...

May 14, 2022

Bans Off Our Bodies: Rhode Island rallies and marches for abortion rights

“Those of us who have worked in the abortion advocacy space were not surprised when that opinion...