Bonus – Deep Dive with Amy Merrill
How Did This Get Made? #295.9 July 6, 2022
This week June is joined by Amy Merrill, artist & activist, cofounder & digital director of abortion pill info campaign Plan C (plancpills.org) to discuss the future of healthcare and abortion access in America. Amy explains the difference between Plan B and Plan C pills, how to navigate self-managed abortions, the importance of Telehealth, and what folx in Red States need to know about accessing safe reproductive healthcare. Deep Divers, Priority #1 is knowing about Plan C. Priority #2 is to share information and take action. See below for info and resources.
About Plan C:
Plan C is an information campaign on safe self-managed abortion, with a guide to abortion pills by mail from all 50 states. To learn more, visit plancpills.org
And find @plancpills on social.
General Abortion Support:
AbortionFinder.org (abortionfinder.org): directory of clinics and resources
Aid Access (aidaccess.org): anyone can order pills in advance or access telehealth from restricted states
For abortion doulas wearedopo.com
Options Counseling: all-options.org or nonjudgmental after-abortion support: exhaleprovoice.org, @exhale_provoice or a safe space to talk about abortion experiences: connectandbreathe.org, @connectandbreathe
To the question June raised about logistical support, before or after the 12-week mark:
For a comprehensive list of all abortion clinics, funds, and practical support organizations, visit ineedana.com.
Services for Indigenous & young people iwrising.org
To a shareable multi campaign supporting the future of access pledge.to/access
To Plan C plancpills.org/donate
To in-person clinics at ACN or keepourclinics.org
To support 80+ abortion funds NNAF: abortionfunds.org
To the repro legal defense fund at reprolegaldefensefund.org
Or contribute to the support orgs listed above.
Join the Movement:
Spread the word about abortion pills by ordering stickers, printing materials or becoming an Ambassador: www.plancpills.org/support-abortion
Share your story at wetestify.org
Volunteer with your local abortion fund https://abortionfunds.org/support-local-funds/
Volunteer with the All Options Hotline https://www.all-options.org/get-involved/talkline-advocate-trainings/
Learn movement history at: https://www.sistersong.net/reproductive-justice