The featured image above shows two women holding their signs for the rally outside the Beaver County Courthouse
Story by Curtis Walsh – Beaver County Radio. Published May 12, 2022 10:22 P.M.
(Beaver, PA) County residents gathered at the courthouse Thursday Evening for a rally to protect reproductive rights in Pennsylvania. The rally was hosted by the Beaver County Democratic Committee, Beaver County Young Democrats, and Voices for Change Beaver. An organizer of the event, Erin Gabriel, told Beaver County Radio that the main purpose of the rally was “A calling to gather”. The rally featured multiple guest speakers including Democratic Candidate for Congress Chris Deluzio. Deluzio said “We need federal protection”, and “They’ve got to hear us loud and clear”. Bruce Carper, State House Candidate for District 14 said “This is just the beginning, this is one right, what is going to happen next?”. Speakers also read letters sent from Conor Lamb and John Fetterman with Lamb saying that the current events are “appalling” and he “will protect Roe”, while Fetterman said “lives will be in danger, we can’t afford to wait” in regards to self-induced abortions. Other guest speakers shared stories of their own while attendees held signs and listened on the courthouse steps.
View photos from the rally below: