State Rep. Lori Berman, D-Delray Beach, wants to christen this week “Reproductive Rights Awareness Week.”
Berman’s resolution would designate this week, the 39th anniversary of the landmark decision inRoe v. Wade, as a week to “create a collaborative and cohesive force on the issue” of reproductive rights around the country.
According to a press release today:
Representative Lori Berman joined with fellow legislators throughout the United States in support of a resolution designating January 22-28, 2012 as “Reproductive Rights Awareness Week.”
“I am proud to work with Senator [Eleanor] Sobel, who has filed the Reproductive Rights Awareness Week resolution in the Senate, SB 2042. This resolution states important facts about women’s healthcare by designating a week to recognize the importance of women’s reproductive rights,” said Representative Berman. “It is imperative that we as a legislative body continue to hold open discussions on matters of reproductive health.”