(2016/07/08) Whole Woman’s Health and other stories (Reproductive Justice)
July 8, 2016•75 min
Edition #1027 Today we take a look at the historic reproductive rights ruling from the Supreme Court that just came down in the Whole Women’s Health case as well as just a few of the ways that anti-choice activists are continuing their fight to curtail reproductive justice 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: Explaining the Whole Woman's Health SCOTUS ruling - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBPrime) - Air Date 6-28-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Good Day - Jukebox the Ghost Ch. 4: Act 2: Republicans Pushing Fetal Burial Laws - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 04-17-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Remains - Matt Pond PA Ch. 6: Act 3: .@imillhiser on the history of abortion laws leading up to the Whole Woman's Health ruling - @TalkPoverty Radio - Air Date 7-1-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: The Obvious Child - Paul Simon Ch. 8: Act 4: .@AriRabinHavt on how lies about abortion are born and take on a life of their own - @InDeepRadio w/ @AngieCoiro - Air Date 6-11-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Little lies - Fleetwood Mac Ch. 10: Act 5: Amy Hagstrom Miller (@AmyHM), the plaintiff who won a historic abortion rights case - Amicus from @Slate - Air Date 7-2-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Let it go - The Neighbourhood Ch. 12: Act 6: Chelsea Handler Fighting Abortion Shame By Telling Her Story - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 06-30-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Privacy - Michael Jackson Ch. 14: Act 7: Celebrate SCOTUS #ReproRights Decision with Renewed Vigilance to Pass Woman's Health Protection Act via #ActforWomen Campaign - Best of the Left Activism Ch. 15: Song 7: This Fickle World - Theo Bard Ch. 16: Act 8: Why Alito's dissent is just wrong - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBPrime) - Air Date 6-28-16 Voicemails Ch. 17: Thoughts on Omar Mateen and the effects of toxic masculinity - Ruben from Oakland Ch. 18: A progressive pastor on the Orlando shooting - Don from Bentonville, Arkansas Ch. 19: A followup to the discussion of the Orlando shooter being gay - Gabriel from Texas Ch. 20: Thoughts on how gay people are treated in society - Colin from Cleveland, OH Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 21: Final comments on the need to recognize the humanity in those who appear most inhuman Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone TAKE ACTION Learn more about the Act for Women Campaign and the Women's Health Protection Act at http://www.actforwomen.org Download the Act for Women Campaign Tools & Resources Add your name to the Center for Reproductive Rights' message to Congress to pass the Women's Health Protection Act to prohibit states from imposing abortion restrictions Use the hashtag #ActforWomen on social media and tweet at your congressperson to urge them to support the Women's Health Protection Act. Follow the Center for Reproductive Rights on Twitter @ReproRights Find out where and how to watch "TRAPPED," the documentary at http://www.trappeddocumentary.com Written by BOTL Communications director Amanda Hoffman 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!