RCRC Statement on Alabama Abortion Ban

Contact: Mollie Katz 202-527-9058 Press@rcrc.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2019   RCRC STATEMENT ON ALABAMA ABORTION BAN AND OTHER SEVERE STATE LAWS   Responding to the passage of an extreme anti-abortion bill in Alabama yesterday, the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice issued the following statement:   “The extreme and uncommonly harsh anti-abortion bill…

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RCRC Statement on Dr. Willie Parker’s Resignation

Contact: Mollie Katz 202-527-9058 Press@rcrc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2019   DR. WILLIE PARKER RESIGNS FROM RCRC BOARD OF DIRECTORS  This statement can be attributed to RCRC Board Chair, Rev. Linda Jaramillo The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice today issued the following statement in reference to sexual misconduct allegations against Dr. Willie Parker, vice…

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RCRC Statement on Shootings in New Zealand

Contact: Mollie Katz 202-527-9058 Press@rcrc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2019   RCRC CONDEMNS HATEFUL TERRORIST ATTACKS AIMED AT MUSLIMS IN NEW ZEALAND RCRC mourns the loss of 50 Muslims, murdered by a white supremacist, while they were at prayer in two mosques in New Zealand. We grieve with the loved ones of those who died. We…

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RCRC Statement on Title X Rule Change

March 6, 2019 Contact: Mollie Katz 202-527-9058 Press@rcrc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   RCRC DEPLORES ADMINISTRATION’S GAG RULE ON TITLE X FAMILY PLANNING CLINICS  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week published a new rule in the Federal Register governing Title X funding of family planning clinics. The revisions are to go into…

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RCRC Statement on Trump’s Judicial Nominees

February 22, 2019 Contact: Mollie Katz 202-527-9058 Press@rcrc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   RCRC DOUBTS TRUMP’S JUDICIAL NOMINEES WILL JUDGE FEDERAL CASES IMPARTIALLY Our federal courts need a diverse group of fair and independent judges. That’s not what we’re getting. Instead, 40 judges nominated by Trump were rushed through the Senate Judiciary Committee with little time…

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RCRC Statement on Outcomes of Religious Freedom Cases Challenging ACA

January 15, 2019 Contact: Mollie Katz 202-527-9058 Press@rcrc.org RCRC Statement on Outcomes of Religious Freedom Cases Challenging ACA  Verdicts Arrive Just Before Religious Freedom Day Jan. 16 Federal district court decisions this week in California and Pennsylvania came down against the Trump Administration’s rule that would have allowed more employers to use religious grounds to…

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RCRC Statement on the Midterm Election Results

November 7, 2018 Contact: Mollie Katz 202-527-9058 Press@rcrc.org Statement on the Results of the Midterm Elections In response to the 2018 Midterm Elections, the leadership of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) issued the following statement:  In large numbers, voters in this year’s midterm elections have come out to insist on greater checks and balances…

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RCRC Statement Denouncing Voter Suppression in the 2018 Midterms

October 24, 2018 Contact: Mollie Katz 202-527-9058 Press@rcrc.org RCRC Statement Denouncing Voter Suppression in the 2018 Midterms In response to widespread voter suppression in the upcoming midterm elections, RCRC issued the following statement by its three-person team of executive directors, Delia Allen-O’Brien, Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson, and Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz: As leaders of the Religious Coalition…

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Statement Responding to Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Kavanaugh Nomination

September 28, 2018 Contact: Mollie Katz 202-527-9058 Press@rcrc.org Statement Responding to Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Kavanaugh Nomination The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice is disappointed in the 11-10 vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee to send Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the full Senate for a vote from the floor. Calling for an FBI investigation…

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