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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

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Join Our Outreach Team!

by Melissa Moore on Jun 24, 2022

We are working on multiple levels to resist lawmakers’ attempts to control our bodies. They will not stop, and neither will we. We will contact you with opportunities to engage as they arise. https://bit.ly/WRENOutreachTeam

Gender Justice, Uncategorized

Reflections on Pride, not Prejudice

by Melissa Moore on Jun 2, 2022

Happy Pride, y’all! I’m proud to be a Genderqueer Raised In The South (GRITS), and I want to remind other GRITS, all the beautiful identities under the queer* umbrella, and all those who uplift our community that our existence is our RESISTANCE.  I am blessed to make a living doing work that is deeply personal

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Together, We Are Powerful!

by Ann Warner on May 26, 2022

Legislative Victories!  Below are bills that were signed into law in South Carolina! Thanks to you, WREN has achieved two major legislative victories that will make South Carolina a healthier and more equitable state for women, gender-expansive people, and their families.  Paid Family Leave for State Employees, making more than 55,000 state employees eligible for

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Wrap-Up of the 124th Session of SC General Assembly

May 12, 2022

Whew. The 124th session of the General Assembly has concluded. Despite an unrelenting onslaught of bills attacking our rights, we have achieved some monumental victories.   During this legislative session, our network members took at least 70,000 advocacy actions! We are so proud of this incredible demonstration of our collective power.   Here’s an overview of where

Be The Voice, Gender Justice, Health and Education, Uncategorized

What is Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization?

by Ashley Crary Lidow & Maya Ward on Dec 8, 2021

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is the most consequential abortion rights case in generations. In Dobbs, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a Mississippi abortion ban that directly challenges Roe v. Wade.  Historical Overview:  Roe v. Wade: Landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that affirmed the constitutional right to abortion before fetal viability.  To be

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#SaveChildcare

by WREN Staff on Dec 9, 2020

Wednesday, December 9th is a national day of action to #SaveChildcare. Childcare workers are the workforce behind the workforce. View the video below to learn from parents and providers how COVID-19 has impacted their work. You can take action on social media to tell our legislators that we must #SaveChildcare. Click here for a toolkit to