(2015/06/23) Moving the goalposts on undue burden (Reproductive Justice)
June 23, 2015•71 min
Edition #932 Today we take a look at the continued, relentless state-level assault on abortion access around the country and the impending catastrophic consequences in Texas where an ideologically conservative court is openly seeking to overturn Roe V. Wade Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: How To Get An Abortion In The Unites States - @ajplus - Air Date: 12-11-14 Ch. 3: Song 1: Someday We Will Foresee Obstacles - Syd Matters Ch. 4: Act 2: Fox's Keith Ablow - Men Should Be Able To Veto Women's Abortions - @mmfa - Air Date: 05-08-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: We Are the Kids - WALK THE MOON Ch. 6: Act 3: .@ScottWalker's B.S. Reason For Forcing Women To Get Ultrasounds - @majorityfm - Air Date: 06-04-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: Daka's Ultrasound - Theodore Shapiro Ch. 8: Act 4: Woman Charged with Murder After Taking Abortion Pill - The @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 06-10-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: Can't Stop (feat. Kanye West) - Theophilus London Ch. 10: Act 5: North Carolina governor breaks promise again on new abortion laws - @maddow - Air Date: 06-07-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: Never Is a Promise - Fiona Apple Ch. 12: Act 6: The Unborn Ultimatum, @msjwilly - @TheDailyShow - Air Date: 01-15-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: Faces Without Names - John Powell Ch. 14: Act 7: Murder Charges Dismissed for Woman Who Took Abortion Pill - The @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 06-12-15 Ch. 15: Song 7: Drop the Charges - Grand Agent Ch. 16: Act 8: As Ruling Threatens to Gut Abortion Access in Texas, Providers Vow to Take Fight to Supreme Court - @naralTX on @democracynow - Air Date: 06-11-15 Ch. 17: Song 8: Oklahoma-Texas Line - Rascal Flatts Ch. 18: Act 9: New strategy in battle over reproductive rights w/@WholeWomans @rtraister @crfredrickson - @MHPshow - Air Date: 06-14-15 Ch. 19: Song 9: Rockabilly Blues (Texas 1955) - Johnny Cash Ch. 20: Act 10: #FightBackTX with @FundTexasChoice — Best of the Left Activism Ch. 21: Song 10: Activism - Shihan Ch. 22: Act 11: .@AngryBlackLady Let's Loose on the Fifth Circuit & Abortion Restrictions in Texas - @TWiBnation - Air Date: 06-10-15 Voicemails Ch. 23: The social implications of supporting legalization - Casey from Chicago, IL Ch. 24: More details on shooting 49 rounds - Dylan from Fort Bliss, TX Ch. 25: Montessori education and an Islamic caliphate - Chris from Colorado Springs Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 26: Final comments on supporting legalization, humanizing and training cops, introverted learning and the Islamic caliphate Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: #FightBackTX with @FundTexasChoice Take Action: Follow and support Fund Texas Choice Additional Activism/Resources: Follow and support the other Texas abortion funds: Lilith Fund TEA Fund West Fund Whole Woman’s Texas Action Fund Sources/further reading: "State Facts About Abortion: Texas” via The Guttmacher Institute "Fifth Circuit Upholds More HB 2 Provisions, Dares the Supreme Court to Step In” by Jessica Pieklo at RH Reality Check "Court Upholds Texas’ ‘Devastating’ Anti-Choice Omnibus Law” by Andrea Grimes at RH Reality Check "Plaintiffs appeal to 5th Circuit Court, Supreme Court following ruling on HB 2” at The Daily Texan "Fifth Circuit Refuses to Stay Ruling That Could Immediately Shutter All But 9 Abortion Clinics in Texas” via The Center For Reproductive Rights Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!