Arizona Reacts to End of Abortion Rights (video)

Planned Parenthood & Dems Press Conference

Planned Parenthood of Arizona (PP) and the Arizona Democratic Party (ADP) held a joint press conference at the Arizona Capitol on June 24, 2022, the day the US Supreme Court struck down Roe v Wade, the landmark abortion rights case from 1973.

At the press conference, PP President and CEO Brittany Fonteno said that Planned Parenthood stopped all abortion care services and canceled appointments in Arizona that day, due to multiple conflicting state laws on the books.

In early evening on June 24, abortion rights supporters nationwide held pro-choice marches. Marchers in Phoenix started gathering on the lawn of the Arizona Capitol after 6 p.m. After the press conference footage, this video includes footage from pro-abortion rally, the noisy protest, and the teargassing protesters by Department of Public Safety officers, later that evening. (I included time stamps below to make it easier to slide in and watch selected parts.)

Arizona Women not only lost the right to abortion on June 24, 2022, they lost the right to freedom or speech and the right to protest.

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