Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights events have been reported on scores of times by national publications such as the Washington Post, CNN, the Los Angeles Times, Reuters, and Yahoo News; internationally by the Independent UK, Telemundo, the Guardian and others; religious publications; campus newspapers such as the Daily Cal and the Daily Texan, and many others. 



June, 2022


Disrupting WNBA game, Barclay Center, Brooklyn

RiseUp4AbortionRights disrupts WNBA game in Brooklyn – Receives Standing Ovation from Fans


Huffington Post, June 8 2022: Topless Abortion Rights Protesters Storm Court At New York Liberty WNBA Game


Yahoo news, June 8, 2022: Topless pro-Roe protesters stormed the court at a WNBA game, then
earned a standing ovation from the crowd


Washington Examiner, June 8, 2022: WATCH: Stripping abortion activists strike again at
WNBA game


New York Post, June 8, 2022: Topless pro-choice protesters run onto court at WNBA game in


Kansas City Star, June 8, 2022: Sabrina Ionescu leads Liberty to 88-69 rout of Lynx


Fox News June 8, 2022: Pro-choice activists interrupt WNBA game:Shut the country down!


Daily Mail, UK, June 8, 2022: Topless protesters run onto court at WNBA game in Brooklyn
with signs reading abortion on demand and without apology to draw attention to impending
SCOTUS decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade


Banner Drop at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles


“Overturn Roe? HELL NO!”, banner drop, Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles

Yahoo News, June 5, 2022: Abortion-Rights Protesters Release Banner During Game at
Dodgers Stadium


ABC 7, Los Angeles, June 5, 2022: Abortion rights group releases massive banner during
Dodgers game


Fox News, June 5, 2022: Activist group unfurls pro-choice banner during Dodgers-Mets game in Los Angeles


CBS News, Twitter, June 6, 2022: Abortion-rights activists in Los Angeles unfurled a banner readin ;Overturn Roe? Hell no!  during Sunday’s Dodgers-Mets matchup at Dodger Stadium


@ABCPolitics Twitter: Abortion rights advocates unfurl a banner reading;Overturn Roe? Hell
no!” at a Los Angeles Dodgers game.



Houston – Lakewood Megachurch Church protest


Lakewood Church, Houston

TikTok June 4, 2022:    So this happened today at the Lakewood Church in Houston
Houston KHOU Newsbreak, June 5, 2022: ‘My body, my choice’ – Abortion rights activists strip down to underwear during service at Lakewood


KHOU June 5, 2022   Abortion rights activists disrupt service at Lakewood Church


Houston KPRC News, June 6, 2022:  Abortion rights activists interrupt church service at Lakewood, strip down to underwear


Houston ABC13, June 6, 2022;  ‘My body, my choice:’ Why abortion rights activists say they chose to protest at Lakewood Church


Houston Chronicle, June 6, 2022:  Abortion activists strip down to underwear during Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church service 


Yahoo News June 6, 2022:  Abortion rights activists interrupt service at Lakewood Church


MSN, June 6, 2022:  Abortion activists strip during Joel Osteen church service: ‘Overturn Roe, hell no’


Houston Public Media, June 6, 2022:  Lakewood Church service interrupted by abortion-rights supporters  Protestors stripped down to their underwear yelling “My body, my choice” before being escorted out of the church.


Fox News, June 6, 2022:  Pro-choice activists strip during Joel Osteen church service: ‘Overturn Roe, hell no’


Huffington Post, June 7, 2022:   Abortion Rights Protesters Interrupt Joel Osteen’s Church Service


USA Today, June 7, 2022:  Three abortion activists strip to underwear in protest during Joel Osteen church service


CNN June 8, 2022:  My body, my f****** choice’: Abortion rights activists strip down in megachurch

New York Post, June 7, 2022:  Abortion activists strip to underwear during Joel Osteen church service


New York Daily News, June 7, 2022:  See abortion rights activists strip down during Joel Osteen church service


Denver7 ABC News, June 8, 2022:     Activists for abortion rights protest during pastor Joel Osteen’s Texas megachurch service  Activists yelled ‘My body, my f****** choice’ during the service


NowThisPolitics Facebook, June 6, 2022:  Joel Osteen’s Sunday Service Interrupted by Abortion Rights Activists


Alabama.com, June 8, 2022:  Abortion activists strip down to underwear in protest at Joel Osteen church service


Newsmax, June 7, 2022:   Activists Strip During Joel Osteen Church Service to Protest Likely Roe v. Wade Reversal


Daily Mail, UK, June 7, 2022: Abortion activists strip down to their underwear in protest at Joel Osteen’s Texas mega church and are escorted out screaming ‘my body, my choice!’


Independent, UK, June 8, 2022:  Joel Osteen church service stopped by stripping abortion activists


Independent UK, June 8:  We stripped down at Joel Osteen’s megachurch to protest for abortion rights. This is who we are




International Business Times, June 8, 2022:  Abortion Rights Activists Strip To Underwear In Protest During Joel Osteen’s Megachurch Service [Video]


Lakewood Church Action—Christian Media Outlets


Catholic News Agency, June 5, 2022:   Pro-abortion activists disrupt Joel Osteen’s Pentecost Sunday service


Christian Broadcasting Network, June 6, 2022Abortion Activists Disrupt Joel Osteen’s Church Service, Women Stripping Their Clothes While Cursing Loudly


LifeNews.com June 6, 2022:  WATCH: Radical Abortion Activists Invade Church Service to Promote Killing Babies




Christianity Daily, June 11, 2022:  Abortion Activists Disrupt Joel Osteen While Preaching In Church


Guido Reichstadter Chained in front of Supreme Court

Man Chains Himself to SCOTUS Fence, Calls on Other Men to Defend Abortion Rights


Yahoo Sports, June 7, 2022:  An abortion rights activist chains himself to the SCOTUS fence


Reuters, June 6, 2022:  Abortion Rights Protester Locks Neck to U.S. Supreme Court Fence


The Daily Beast, June 6, 2022:  Abortion Rights Activist Chains Himself to Fence Outside SCOTUS


Forbes, June 6, 2022:  Abortion Rights Advocate Chains Himself To Supreme Court Fence Ahead Of Roe V. Wade Decision


@Rewire News Group |Twitter, June 6, 2022:  As we approachthe end of the #SCOTUS term, the heat is rising—both figuratively and literally.  A story in three acts


@KATU News |Twitter, June 6, 2022:  This abortion rights activist chained himself to the large security fence


May, 2022: Student Walkouts, Protests in Cities and Towns Nationwide


Mark Ruffalo at New York protest

The Brag, May 29, 2022:  Hulk” actor adds star power to pro-choice rally 


Pennsylvania Capital-Star, Philadelphia, May 28, 2022:  Philadelphia Students Walk Out For Abortion Rights


Cambridge Day, Cambridge MA, May 26, 2022:  Abortion rights march and Harvard grads meet, some full of hope for the future, some with dread


ABC 7 News, Chicago, May 26, 2022:  ABC7 Chicago 6pm news coverage


Telemundo, Chicago, May 26, 2022:  Telemundo Chicago 5pm May 26 news coverage


NBC 5 News, Chicago, May 26, 2022:  May 26 nationwide walkout Chicago


Politico, May 23, 2022:  State Democrats, abortion-rights activists “incredibly frustrated” with federal inaction


Kenosha, Wisconsin high school students walk out in support of abortion rights

Kenosha News, May 19, 2022:  Watch Now: Hundreds of Kenosha Unified students walk out in abortion rights demonstration 


Fox 11, Los Angeles, May 19, 2022:  Students walk out for abortion rights


The Villager, New York City, May 19, 2022:  New York City students walk out of class for abortion rights


CBS New York, May 19, 2022:  Students across New York City staging walkout in support of abortion rights


1010 WINS, New York, May 19, 2022:  Bronx High School of Science Student Liza Greenberg Organized a School Walk Out To Take Place Today At Union Square


The Village Sun, New York, May 16, 2022:  Overturn Roe?  Hell no!  Abortion-rights protectors rally and march Downtown


WBEZ Chicago, May 15, 2022:  Chicagoans rally across the city for abortion rights:  ‘Everything else is up for grabs’


Hawaii News Now, Honolulu, May 15, 2022:  Hundreds march for abortion rights in Hawaii as part of ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ movement


Spectrum News 1, Los Angeles West, May 14, 2022:  Thousands march for abortion rights in Los Angeles, Santa Ana


The Guardian, UK, May 14, 2022:  ‘We will not go back’:  thousands rally for abortion rights across the US


The Washington Post, May 14, 2022:  With fear and fury, thousands across U.S. rally for abortion rights


 The Guardian Nigeria, May 14, 2022:  Thousands expected to rally across US for abortion rights


Austin, Texas protest

KXAN Austin, May 14, 2022:  2 rallies in support of abortion rights in downtown Austin


The Boston Globe, May 14, 2022:  I cannot contain my rage.’ Abortion rights activists rally in Boston and across the country.


KTLA Los Angeles May 14, 2022:  Ch. [email protected] Skyler interview


BuzzFeed News, May 14, 2022:  My Body, My Choice:  10,000 People Protested For Abortion Rights In New York City


KNBC Los Angeles, May 14, 2022:  Thousands March For Abortion Rights in Los Angeles, Santa Ana


ABC 7, Los Angeles, May 14, 2022:  Thousands gather for pro-abortion rights rallies in Los Angeles area, across the US


KFI AM 640, Los Angeles, May 14, 2022:  Thousands to march for abortion rights in Los Angeles, across the US


ABC 7 WABC, New York, May 14, 2022:  Thousands attend abortion rights rallies across NYC


PIX 11, New York, May 14, 2022:  Activists hold protest in NYC for abortion rights


“Chicago Tribune, May 14, 2022:  ‘I hope people get as scared as I am’:  Thousands gather, march in Chicago supporting abortion rights


“KIRO 7, Seattle, May 14, 2022:  Hundreds rally, march for abortion rights


“The Seattle Times, May 14, 2022:  Abortion-Rights supporters demonstrate in Seattle and across the U.S.


“FOX13 Seattle, May 14, 2022:  Thousands rally for abortion rights across Puget Sound, joining a nationwide day of action


“Lexington Herald Leader, May 14, 2022‘A very unsafe situation.’  Protestors in Lexington rally in support of abortion rights


“1010 WINS, New York, May 14, 2022:  NYC joins nationwide abortion rights demonstrations as Supreme Court prepares to overturn Roe v. Wade


“KTVU Fox 2, San Francisco, May 14, 2022:  Abortion rights protesters take to the streets of San Francisco


NBC 10, Boston, May 14, 2022:  Abortion Rights Activists Rally on Boston Common, Block Traffic Near Copley Square


Amsterdam News, New York, May 12, 2022:  The Right Fight:  NYC pro-choice protests take over


New York Post, May 12, 2022:  NYC HS students stage walkout in protest of leaked Roe v. Wade draft opinion


Queens Ledger, New York, May 11, 2022:  Queens rallies for safe, legal abortion


Vox, May 11, 2022:  Blue states are preparing to become abortion safe havens


Los Angeles Times, May 10, 2022:  Editorial:  The Senate could save a woman’s right to control her own body.  But it probably won’t


KQED, San Francisco, May 9, 2022:  Concerned About Access To Abortion?  Here’s How To Help


The Guardian, May 8, 2022Women who fought for US abortion rights in the 70s call for mass global protests


Cleveland 19, May 8, 2022:  Supporters of abortion rights protest at Cleveland’s public square


NBC4 Los Angeles, May 7, 2022:  Dozens March for Abortion Rights in West Hollywood


The Daily Texan, UT Austin, March 22, 2022:  RiseUp4AbortionRights protest abortion rights on International Women’s Day



March 8, International Women’s Day Protests, April Protests


Rebellious, Magazine for Women, Los Angeles, CA, March 6, 2022;  Abortion Activists Protest in Boystown Ahead of International Women’s Day


1 Billion Rising, Global, March 7, 2022; Rise on International Women’s Day; Join V in NYC at the Abortion on Demand & Without Apology Protest


Yahoo News UK, March 8, 2022; Crowds March Through New York City to Protest in Favor of Abortion Rights


La Prensa Latina Bi-lingual Media, Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 2022; Women protest attack on abortion rights in US


La Opinion, Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 2022; Mujeres toman las calles de Nueva York y denuncian el retroceso en el derecho al aborto en EE.UU.

Acento, International, March 8, 2022: Mujeres denuncian en Nueva York el retroceso en el derecho al aborto en EEUU

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 08: Sunsara Taylor speaks during a rally to mark International Women’s Day in Union Square on March 08, 2022 in New York, New York. RiseUp4AbortionRights held rallies and marches nationwide to oppose the growing erosion of abortion rights on International Women’s Day. A ruling in the Supreme Court case Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health, that could gut abortion rights nationally, is expected by late spring. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

Getty Images, Global, March 8, 2022

Telemundo, March 8, 2022; Exigen el derecho al aborto


Telemundo, March 8, 2022; Marchas y Manifestaciones


Washington Post, March 8, 2022; Protesting for reproductive rights on International Women’s Day? Here are some lessons from the Women’s March.


CBS LA, Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 2022; Activists gather nationwide, locally to speak up for abortion rights


Daily Cal, Berkeley, CA, March 8, 2022 Reproductive rights protest on Sproul calls for preservation of Roe v. Wade


Gay City News, March 9, 2022:
Activists Stand Up for Abortion Rights on International Women’s Day


AM NY, New York City, March 9, 2022; Protesters rally in Union Square to call out the assault on reproductive rights


Our Town, New York City, March 9, 2022; International Women’s Day at Union Square

Getty Images, March 9, 2022;USA: People In Cities Across America Rally On International Women’s Day

Agencia EFE, Latin America, March 9, 2022 Mujeres denuncian en Nueva York el retroceso en el derecho al aborto en EE.UU.

Bay Area Indymedia, February 28, 2022:  Abortion Justice Action at St. Mary’s Cathedral, SF Feb. 27, 2022


KTVU Fox 2 San Francisco, February 27, 2022:  Pro Choice Activists Rise Up For Abortion Rights at St. Mary’s Cathedral San Francisco


The Villager, New York City, March 10, 2022: Not going back’ – Protesters rally in Union Square to slam assault on reproductive rights


WBBM, Chicago, April 9, 2022; Abortion rights activists protest in Chicago around upcoming Supreme Court decision


BPLEX, UK, April 9, 2022; Protests against abortion in New York


Villiage Sun, New York City, April 9, 2022; Abortion-rights supporters rally at Union Square


Blaze Trends, April 10, 2022; Dozens of people join protest in favor of abortion in New York


January 2022 – Launched in D.C. on Roe v Wade Anniversary


WTOP news, Washington DC, January 22, 2022: Rally for abortion rights at US Supreme Court


Yahoo news, January 22, 2022: Pro- and Anti-Abortion Rights Demonstrators Spar Outside  Supreme Court


Women’s eNews, March 6, 2022: What American Abortion Activists Can Learn From Their Latin America Sisters