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Editorial: Abortion rights must not be up for religious debate

Editorial: Abortion rights must not be up for religious debate

By The Ithacan March 1, 2023
Conservative republicans prefer less federal intervention and a small government because it gives them more power.
Ithacas abortion sanctuary law prohibits city resources to aid out-of-state investigations seeking to bring criminal charges against people performing or receiving an abortion and individuals are encouraged to sue Ithaca if the law is not upheld. 

City of Ithaca protects abortion access with sanctuary law

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor September 7, 2022
Ithaca became a sanctuary city for abortions July 6 after the Common Council voted unanimously to make the ordinance brought forth by Alderperson Robert Cantelmo into city law. 
About 100 members of the Ithaca community gathered at the Bernie Milton Pavilion on The Commons to rally in support of the right to an abortion. Protestors held signs that read, “Abortion is a human right,” “Women should have more bodily autonomy than a corpse,” “I stand with Planned Parenthood,” “Safe abortions save lives” and “Not your body, not your life, not your business.” 

Ithaca community protests draft decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

By Alexis Manore and Elijah de Castro May 5, 2022
Despite legal precedent and public opinion, the United States Supreme Court intends to overturn Roe v. Wade. May 3 the Ithaca community gathered in protest. 
With Ketanji Brown Jackson on the verge of being the first Black woman on the Supreme Court, members of the IC community are voicing their support.

IC civil rights groups voice support for Ketanji Brown Jackson

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor April 5, 2022
With Ketanji Brown Jackson on the verge of being the latest justice to join the Supreme Court, members of the IC community are voicing their support.
Zillah Eisenstein, professor emerita in the Department of Politics at Ithaca College, was one of the speakers at the rally and talked about the importance of not only keeping abortions legal, but also making them accessible. 

Ithaca community members rally for reproductive rights

By Alyshia Korba, Senior Writer October 6, 2021
Community members from Cornell University, Ithaca College and the greater Ithaca area rallied for reproductive rights Oct. 2.  
Ithaca College junior Leizbel Perdomo writes about the importance of Planned Parenthood and the consequences that come with it being defunded.

Commentary: Planned Parenthood is not the enemy

By Leizbel Perdomo October 20, 2020
Planned Parenthood is not the enemy here. It is breaking the stigma of sexual health and education in the U.S.
Kyra Skye sings their bands original song, Wildflower, at a Planned Parenthood Benefit concert Feb. 14 at The Haunt.

IC students perform at Planned Parenthood benefit concert

By Lucy Calderon, Contributing Writer February 18, 2020
Jonah Hirst, a member of Assigned Female at Birth 4, a local all-transmasculine a cappella group, stepped onto The Haunt stage Feb. 14 with a ukulele. 
embers of Eliminating Abortion Stigma and Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes discuss abortion rights at a speak out event hosted by Ithaca College Planned Parenthood Generation Action.

Speak out held for abortion rights

By Alexis Manore, Staff Writer October 24, 2018
Ithaca College Planned Parenthood Generation Action hosted an event titled Roe V. Wade: Abortion Speak Out Oct. 23 to emphasize the importance of the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade (1973).
The Office of Facilities will be offering free menstrual products in the bathrooms of the Campus Center and the college’s library to test out the feasibility of providing free pads and tampons in all campus bathrooms.

Pilot program to offer free menstrual products

By Rachel Heller, Contributing Writer October 3, 2018
The Office of Facilities will be conducting a pilot program to test out the feasibility of providing free pads and tampons in campus bathrooms.
Sophomores Eliana Noznesky and Lydia Brown who make up L.E. played at the Music for Our Lives concert held by the Macabre Theatre Ensemble on campus as part of their concert series.

Concert series strives to show support for organizations

By Vivian Goldstein, Contributing Writer March 27, 2018
The March 23 Macabre concert, Music for Our Lives, featured five acts — L.E., Leonardo DeCapitated, Paleontology, Grover Cleveland and Jerry Skyscraper.
Ithaca College’s Spectrum club brought Planned Parenthood to give a workshop about LGBTQ-inclusive sex education including safe sex Feb. 27.

Planned Parenthood host workshop for LGBTQ sex education

By Krissy Waite, Staff Writer February 28, 2018
Ithaca College’s Spectrum club hosted an LGBTQ-inclusive sex education workshop to discuss topics such as such safe sex Feb. 27.
Junior Rachel Hamlin, president of IC Circle K, and Senior Stephanie Greenidge, the vice president of IC Circle K, stand at the sixth annual holiday fundraiser sale. The holiday sale is a collaboration between IC Circle K and local fair-trade store One World Market.

Club partners with local fair-trade store for holiday sale

By Kate Nalepinski, Senior Writer December 13, 2017
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 4 to 6, the Ithaca College Circle K International collaborated with One World Market for its sixth annual holiday fundraiser.
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