#932 Moving the goalposts on "undue burden" (Reproductive Justice)

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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

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


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

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