Business Support for Reproductive Rights
Green America’s statement on the reversal of Roe v. Wade and the other recent Supreme Court rulings on guns, American Indian rights, and climate action addresses the blow to people and the planet these rules represent. Green America underscores the acute harm done by these rulings especially to people of color, people with disabilities, young people, and low-income people. While more information on business responses will be forthcoming, below are several resources from business organizations on the business response specifically to the loss of reproductive rights:
American Sustainable Business Network (ASBN):
Webinar Recording: Reproductive Health Resources for Your Employees: with Dr. Sophia Yen (Pandia Health), Amy Merrill (Plan C), and Shelley Alpern (Rhia Ventures) and accompanying 1-pager How Companies Can Strengthen Reproductive Health Care
BSR (Businesses for Social Responsibility):
Don’t Ban Equality:
As Janette McCarthy Wallace, NAACP General Counsel stated on June 24, 2022 regarding the impact of losing legal access to abortion:
Today’s Supreme Court decision marks a significant regression of our country.
We must all stand up to have our voices heard in order to protect our nation from the further degradation of civil rights protections we have worked so hard to secure.