Events in New Jersey this weekend

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the famous 1973 court decision that granted Americans the constitutional right to abortion. The 6-3 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health released Friday ends five decades of federal reproductive rights and leaves it up to states to decide whether to make or keep abortion legal.

Protests and celebrations began to erupt almost immediately. Demonstrators were outside the steps of the Supreme Court building and rallies were planned in major cities and small towns alike.

At noon in Morristown, a small anti-abortion rally celebrated the decision. The National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice was holding a sit-in in Union Square, scheduled for 5 p.m.

Here is a list of rallies, both celebrating and condemning the decision scheduled for today and this weekend.

Morristown: Rally for Women’s Rights

When: June 24, 6 p.m.

Where: Morristown City Hall, 200 South St.

Website: https://act.womensmarch.com/event/attend-bans-off-our-bodies-event/3871/

This rally, organized by the Democrats of Morris County, must denounce the “retreat of women’s rights”.

Pro Life rally supporters in Morristown, NJ on June 24, 2022.

South Orange: Decision Day Rally

When: June 24, 6 p.m.

Where: Spiotta Park, 20-32 Place du Village

Websitee : https://www.plannedparenthoodaction.org/planned-parenthood-action-fund-new-jersey-inc/take-action

This is the protest organized by the Planned Parenthood Action Fund in North Jersey. “Bring your friends and family, your signs, your stories and your voice.” Speakers will include Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, BluewaveNJ President Marcia Marley and Rep. Mikie Sherrill (by phone). Masks encouraged.

With the news that the Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe V. Wade, a ÒBan Off Our Bodies Rally,Ó is being held outside Montclair Planned Parenthood on N. Fullerton Ave.  in Montclair, NJ on May 3, 2022.

New Brunswick: Decision Day Rally

When: June 24, 6 p.m.

Where: Town hall, 78 rue Bayard.

Website: https://www.plannedparenthoodaction.org/planned-parenthood-action-fund-new-jersey-inc/take-action

This is the protest organized by the Planned Parenthood Action Fund in central Jersey. “Bring your friends and family, your signs, your stories and your voice.” Masks encouraged.

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Cherry Hill: Decision Day Rally

When: June 24, 6 p.m.

Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 401 Kings Highway N.

Website: https://www.plannedparenthoodaction.org/planned-parenthood-action-fund-new-jersey-inc/take-action

This is the protest organized by the Planned Parenthood Action Fund in South Jersey. “Bring your friends and family, your signs, your stories and your voice.” Masks encouraged.

Teaneck: Decision Day Rally

When: June 24, 6 p.m.

Where: Municipal building, 818 Teaneck Road

There will be a spontaneous gathering of protesters in front of the Teaneck Municipal Building.

Trenton: Rally for Life and Justice

When: June 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Statehouse Annex, 145 W. State St., Trenton.

Website: https://njrtl.org/join-us-at-the-rally-for-life-justice/

Newton: we won’t be going back

When: June 24, 6 p.m.

Where: Newton Green, Routes 206/94 and Spring Street, Newton

Jersey City Decision Day Rally

When: June 24, 6 p.m.

Where: Town Hall, 280 Grove St., Jersey City

Website: https://act.wewontgoback.com/event/bans-off-our-bodies-events/4096?source=sc&akid=

Abortion is a fundamental right. We will gather in front of jersey city hall to make our voices heard. Welcome children. If possible, wear green and bring a sign. We will be in community together.

City of Jersey

When: June 24, 6 p.m.

Where: 210 Hudson Street, Jersey City

Renewing and expanding our call to abolish the filibuster, codifying Roe v. Wade through legislation and add justices to the Supreme Court

The list continues after the gallery

Trenton: Rally for Life and Justice

When: June 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Statehouse Annex, 145 W. State St., Trenton.

Organizers are calling it a historic event to celebrate a new era of justice that advances equal rights for babies in the womb.

Dover: Abortion is health

When: June 25, 6 p.m.

Where: Crescent Field, 120 1st St, Dover

Contact: (862) 244-5873

The people of Dover are planning this protest and asking participants to gather in the park to fight for reproductive justice and access to healthcare.

Jersey City: Our body. Our choice

When: June 26, 4 p.m.

Where: Jersey City Hall Annex, 1 Jackson Square., Jersey City

Member of Parliament Angela McKnight and Member of Jersey City Council will attend.

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