Ethel Byrne's prison ordeal for the "crime" of dispensing information about birth control may soon be nearing an end - and have done enormous good.
Imprisoned birth control advocate Ethel Byrne's force-feedings continue, as do nationwide protests over her conviction and treatment.
Three thousand people cheered Margaret Sanger's speech earlier tonight at Carnegie Hall, as she called for the repeal or overturning of Section 1142 of the New York State Penal Code and all similar statutes.
A regular schedule of force-feedings is being drawn up by Workhouse authorities for Ethel Byrne, now serving a 30-day sentence for giving out information on contraception last October at the nation's first birth control clinic in Brooklyn.
Force-feeding of birth control advocate Ethel Byrne at the Workhouse on Blackwell's Island has begun, and will continue on a three-times-per-day basis.
Gloria Steinem got a standing ovation today at the National Press Club, and the fact that she was applauded by an audience in which women slightly outnumbered men was proof of how much things can change when feminists are determined to change them.
Ethel Byrne, imprisoned birth control advocate, is fully resisting jailhouse authorities today.
A stunning and landmark victory today in the 152-year battle over abortion rights in the United States.
Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) is in town to talk about her Presidential campaign, which has been running informally since July, but will be officially launched four days from now. Gloria Steinem is here as well, generating publicity for the first stand-alone issue of "Ms." magazine.