Comprehensive sex education not only reduces unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, it also contributes to a culture of acceptance and equips youth with the knowledge they need to keep their bodies safe and healthy. It is no exaggeration to say that comprehensive sexuality education saves lives.
“I have enjoyed many uplifting experiences while promoting abortion rights among advocacy groups and as a member of the medical community (all non-religiously affiliated). But an altered sense of expectation and kindred connection with Ohio RCRC serves as the most important takeaway I acquired from our two days together.”
In a guest column for Cleveland.com, Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk - an Ohio RCRC board member - speaks out against the Abortion Method Ban (Senate Bill 145), the most common form of second trimester abortion, "because each woman deserves the dignity and respect to make her own reproductive decisions."
The Ohio RCRC is proud to be a recipient of a seed grant from the Abortion Conversations Project to train faith leaders to challenge abortion stigma and offer compassionate care to their congregations and communities.
Check out this article featuring Elaina Ramsey, Ohio RCRC's Executive Director, among a list of influential Christian leaders and advocates.
Cathy Levy, a woman of deep Presbyterian faith and an active member of Ohio RCRC, shares why reproductive freedom is grounded in holy, spiritual, life-impacting decisions.
We give thanks for these fellows who are breaking the silence and lifting up abortion care as a moral good. Bold, diverse, compassionate, and articulate, they are the heart and soul of the Ohio reproductive justice movement.
A word from Megan M. Hunter, Esq., Ohio RCRC's board secretary: "As the mother of a young infant and a toddler, and as a proud pro-choice Catholic, I trust the moral agency of women to decide what is best for their reproductive lives and families."
While there is a decrease in infant mortality as it relates to safe sleep practices, the statistics clearly show we still need to address areas of risk within the Black community – one that encompasses cultural awareness and structural barriers created as a consequence of institutional racism.
Rev. Laura Young shares her abortion story, why she opposes the Down Syndrome Abortion Ban, and how her faith calls her to trust women.