Support Choice in the Dominican Republic

Last month, the Dominican Republic took the first steps toward amending their constitution to state that life begins at conception, completely outlawing abortion even in cases of rape, incest, and the mother's life/health being threatened by the pregnancy.

Today, pro-choice groups in D.R. are seeking support from around the world, asking us to stand in solidarity with them by contacting the D.R. embassy in our own countries (or the government, if in D.R.) and urge them not to compromise women's health and rights by approving the amendment.

Shaker Frau Sally Benz provides the contact info:

If you're in the US:

If you're in the UK:

If you're in Canada: and copy
For those [elsewhere], you can search for "Dominican Republic embassy in [insert name of your country here]" to find the appropriate email address.
Akimbo provides a sample letter here. It only takes a moment to copy, paste, and send. Teaspoons ahoy.


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