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The Radical Handmaids are pro-choice activists who love CanLit and really outrageous hats.

Formed in April 2012 to defeat Motion 312 (Which we did. YOU’RE WELCOME), we remain committed to creatively resisting anti-choice attacks on reproductive rights.

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  1. Sheila Kieran says:April 5, 2012 at 11:11 pmI don’t wear hats — I have to be sure that everyone on the bus sees my white hair, so that I can get a seat, but I am a pro-choice activist, going back several centuries. I did have a hat once, which I wore to court when I was getting my divorce — one had to look demure in those days so the judge wouldn’t think I was a loose woman.Though I never had an abortion — it wasn’t right FOR ME — I have helped several women, including one of my daughters-in-law — obtain them. It’s just as you say: not pro-abortion but pro-choice.I am so proud to be a citizen of a country that has not had an abortion law for nearly a quarter of a century! Even our little asshole of a prime minister, who is as anti-woman as can be imagined is smart enough to stay away from changing that situation. One of his henchman, who is trying to have a “conversation” about “when life begins” — i.e. control the reproductive rights of women — isn’t having much success.Reply
  2. Shayna h says:April 26, 2012 at 2:50 pmI think that the Radical Handmaids ROCK! Thank you for defending and protecting our rights and our rights to our own bodies.
    Much respect,
    ShaynaReply
  3. Dhalgren says:April 27, 2012 at 4:46 pmGreat work, friends. Good to see that there is at least one progressive nation in North America.Reply
  4. doublevez says:October 8, 2012 at 2:23 amHi are you women only, that is, FAB only, Female at Birth women, or are Males (of any description or dress) allowed to be part of this org?Reply