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24 Hours Post-Roe: We Need You in This Fight

by Kate Mayer on Jun 25, 2022

It’s been 24 hours since we got the news about the Supreme Court’s decision to eliminate the constitutional right to abortion. As we promised you yesterday, WREN’s not backing down. Not now. Not ever. Our network of 40,000+ strong was built for this. When the going gets tough, the WREN nest gets going. And, now

Health and Education

How to Advocate Against the Healthcare Discrimination Bill (H.4776)

by WREN Staff on Feb 23, 2022

Tomorrow, February 24th, the House Special Laws subcommittee will hear the House version of the healthcare discrimination bill after the House adjourns. H.4776, the so-called “Medical Ethics and Diversity Act,” would allow health care professionals to discriminate against their patients and refuse to provide them care. This dangerous and far-reaching bill permits any person participating

Special Events

Palentine’s Day 2022

by WREN Staff on Feb 9, 2022

Palentine’s Day is almost here and we’re celebrating by loving your rights!   What’s Palentine’s Day? It’s like Valentine’s Day, but for friends! Celebrated on February 13, it’s a day to honor our platonic soul mates and the love we have for them. And who’s WREN’s Palentine? You are! We celebrate your friendship on Palentine’s

News

Meet Lisa!

by WREN Staff on Feb 2, 2022

Where are you from? Grew up in NJ, went to college at Univ of Wisconsin, lived in NYC for ten years, and Hawaii for eleven years. Was lucky to work on all of the islands and live on Oahu for 8 years and the Big Island for 3. What did you do previously before coming

Advocate Stories

Take Action to Stop Abortion Restrictions

by WREN Staff on Feb 1, 2022

Click here to take action on S.907 (Medication Abortion Misinformation Bill) Click here to take action on S.988 (Abortion Ban and Personhood Bill) Learn more about the bills below. 907 – Medication Abortion Misinformation Bill  Medication abortion, referred to as “chemically-induced abortion” by anti-abortion extremists, has become the most common method of abortion across the

Advocate Stories, Health and Education

Speak Out Against S.907 and S.988

by WREN Staff on Jan 25, 2022

We won’t let anti-choice legislators silence our voices! Anti-choice legislators made it difficult for people to testify at the January 26th subcommittee hearing for S.988 and S.907, in which they rushed both bills forward. We think that you deserve to be heard, and that’s why we’re launching the #StopTheBanSC Social Media Speakout. Here’s what we

COVID-19, Economic Opportunity, Health and Education, News

FDA Medication Abortion Change – What it Means for South Carolina.

by Ashley Crary Lidow on Dec 21, 2021

Quick Background on Medication Abortion AKA the “abortion pill”:  “Abortion pill” is the common name for using two different medicines to end a pregnancy: mifepristone and misoprostol.  First, you take a pill called mifepristone. Pregnancy needs a hormone called progesterone to grow normally. Mifepristone blocks your body’s own progesterone, stopping the pregnancy from growing.  Then