Air Date: 7–13-2022
Today, we take a look at how the Supreme Court stripped abortion rights for half the country, what life will look like for those seeking abortions and what we can do both personally and politically to fight back.
BestOfTheLeft.com/Support (Get AD FREE Shows and Bonus Content)
BestOfTheLeft.com/Advertise Sponsor the show!
Jessica Luther talks with Aimee Arrambide who provides information and abortion resources related to the overturning of Roe V. Wade.
Computer scientist and social media expert Dr. Jen Golbeck has been running a popular TikTok series educating people on how to be more secure while navigating abortion online.
For the first time in this country's history, an unelected majority of Supreme Court justices have taken away a fundamental constitutional right.
We welcome writer and philosophy scholar at Cornell University, Kate Manne. Kate talks about her Substack article "Criminalizing Pregnant People: A Brief Retrospective."
As protests continue across the country in response to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, speak with two leading legal scholars. Kathryn "Kitty" Kolbert is co-founder of the Center for Reproductive Rights
Well it happened, Roe v Wade has been swept away and Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Mary Ziegler, a law professor at the University of California, Davis.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lays out the case for what Democrats need to do in response to the Dobbs decision that stripped abortion rights from half the country
MEMBERS-ONLY BONUS CLIP(S)
This is a sea change at the Supreme Court. ⛑ Tab for a Cause just launched Tab for Reproductive Health that will raise money for reproductive rights
Ch. 12: Final comments on the importance of state judicial elections
Start Paying Attention to State Judicial Elections:
Ballotpedia: ALL State Judicial Elections 2022 (scroll down for state links & maps)
Quick Links: Texas (18 appellate | 6 supreme); Florida (28 appellate | 5 supreme); Ohio (28 appellate | 3 supreme); Lousiana (22 appellate | 1 supreme); Tennesee (24 appellate | 5 supreme) ...and more.
Your State-by-State Guide to the 2022 Supreme Court Elections (via Bolts Magazine)
EDUCATE YOURSELF & SHARE
State Judge Elections Are About to Become Decisive for Abortion Rights (via Slate - July 6, 2022)
We Need to Reclaim State Courts From Big Money and Hateful Agendas (via TRUTHOUT - May 2019)
The Politics of Judicial Elections, 2019–20 (via Brennan Center - Jan. 25, 2022)
Gerrymandering or Creating New Courts (Dec 2021)
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Activism Music: This Fickle World by Theo Bard (https://theobard.bandcamp.com/track/this-fickle-world)
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Description: A black and white photo showing a large crowd of people protesting in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on the day Roe v. Wade was overturned, amidst ominous dark clouds in the sky.
Credit: "2022.06.24 Roe v Wade Overturned - SCOTUS, Washington, DC USA 175 143207" by Ted Eytan, Flickr | CC BY-SA 2.0 | Changes: Slightly cropped
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com
Listen Anywhere! BestOfTheLeft.com/Listen Listen Anywhere!
Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft
Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft
Contact me directly at [email protected]