#975 Terrorism and the war on reproductive rights (Planned Parenthood shooting)

Air date: 12-11-15

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Today we look at the history of reproductive rights and the history of the war against them and then examine the recent Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado in this context

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: They want to ban abortion - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date 12-1-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Bury the Past - Professional Victims

00:07:41 Ch. 4: Act 2: Cruz in questionable company, offers bizarre response to shooting - Rachel @Maddow - Air Date 11-30-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Cospiratore - Old Splendifolia

00:19:33 Ch. 6: Act 3: Jodi Jacobson on the broader context for the Colorado Springs killings - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 12-4-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: The Cloud - Jim Guthrie

00:31:45 Ch. 8: Act 4: Fox News On Damage Control After “Baby Parts” Propaganda Campaign - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-02-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Untitled - Zoe Keating

00:42:53 Ch. 10: Act 5: Tell the DOJ: #InvestigateClinicViolence as Terrorism via @NARAL — Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 11: Song 5: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

00:46:07 Ch. 12: Act 6: Abortion provider 'not deterred' by Colorado attack - Melissa Harris-Perry (@MHPshow) - Air Date 11-28-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Window - The Album Leaf

00:52:27 Ch. 14: Act 7: Journal of abortion provider Dr. Susan Wicklund - @Making_Contact - Air Date 12-9-15


00:58:56 Ch. 15: Thoughts on those who refuse to pay women the same as men - Spencer from Utah

01:01:35 Ch. 16: Muslims are already in danger - Ezra from Washington, DC

01:03:09 Ch. 17: Commenting on Shooting of Laquan McDonald - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

01:05:55 Ch. 18: Final comments and bonus voicemails from Jack in Chicago, Paul in Winnipeg and Zach in Atlanta

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Activism: Tell the DOJ: #InvestigateClinicViolence as Terrorism via @NARAL

Take Action:

SIGN: Tell the Department of Justice to #InvestigateClinicViolence as terrorism via NARAL

SIGN: "Tell the Department of Justice: Investigate attacks on Planned Parenthood clinics for what they are — domestic terrorism.” via @CredoAction

Additional Activism/Resources:

Donate/volunteer with clinic defense: contact The Clinic Vest Project

Follow: #InvestigateClinicViolence

Sources/further reading:

WATCH: ReproAction’s webinar: "Stop Anti-Abortion Terrorism and Harassment”

"Targeted Attacks On Abortion Providers Is Domestic Terrorism” by Katie Klabusich at The Establishment

"‘Living in the Crosshairs’ Puts Human Face on Grim Clinic Violence Statistics” by Katie Klabusich at RH Reality Check

"Activists renew calls for abortion clinic attacks to be labeled domestic terrorism” by Molly Redden at The Guardian

"I Used to Confront Abortion Doctors—Until One Got Murdered” at Time

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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