At this point, we are wondering what the potential impacts of the change in leadership in the US will bring to matters of reproductive justice and abortion access. Do you want to write a blog post about this? Please contact me, Colleen MacQuarrie (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in blogging about your ideas.
2014 brought many changes to New Brunswick. After struggling financially for many years, the Maritime Provinces’ only abortion clinic announced its closure in the spring and shut its doors in July.
Once the announcement was made, a grass roots movement took hold in Fredericton. What started as reactionary rallies hosted by the Fredericton Youth Feminists, and an ad hoc committee, evolved and has grown into a feminist collective named Reproductive Justice New Brunswick.