Best of the Left Podcast : (2016/10/25) The policies we have vs. the policies we need (Reproductive Rights)

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Edition #1052

Today we look at reproductive rights issues from the states up to the presidential election and the future of the Supreme Court

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Oklahoma May Strip Licenses From Doctors Who Perform Abortions - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 04-27-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: God Only Knows - Beach Boys

Ch. 4: Act 2: Thanks to Republicans, Pregnancy Can Be Deadly For Women In Texas! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 08-19-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Barefoot and Pregnant - Doyle and Debbie

Ch. 6: Act 3: Poland Up to 6 Million Women Protest Proposed Abortion Ban - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 10-5-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Luriana Lurilee - Ben McElroy

Ch. 8: Act 4: Total Abortion Ban In Question After Mass Protests - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 10-07-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Right Here, Right Now - Fatboy Slim

Ch. 10: Act 5: How is Abortion Portrayed in Film and TV? - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date: 9-10-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Bloodless Freak - Thomas Newman

Ch. 12: Act 6: Trump Says Appointing Anti-Choice Judges Will "Automatically" Overturn Roe v. Wade If He's Elected - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 10-20-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Of Thee I Sing: Supreme Court Judges - Casper Roos, Larry Kert & New York Choral Artists

Ch. 14: Act 7: Debate 3- The Good, The Bad, The Nasty (Act 1, Part 2) - Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (@FullFrontalSamB) - Air Date: 10-24-16

Ch. 15: Song 7: Nasty - Janet Jackson

Ch. 16: Act 8: @LeahNTorres describes her work as one of the only doctors providing abortions in Utah - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 9-7-16

Ch. 17: Song 8: Proud - Tegan and Sara

Ch. 18: Act 9: One of the oldest laws targeting abortion access is finally seeing the fight it deserves - ThinkProgress - Air Date 9-30-16

Ch. 19: Song 9: Radioactive - Vitamin String Quartet

Ch. 20: Act 10: Keep the Pressure on Congress to #BeBoldEndHyde via @AllAboveAll - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 21: Song 10: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

Ch. 22: Act 11: If You Want To End Abortions, You Should Work To End Poverty. - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 10-07-16


Ch. 23: Response to Rape Culture episode - Rebecca from Seattle

Ch. 24: What we must understand to understand the policing problem - V from Central New York

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 25: Final comments on the propaganda i witnessed recently  and detail in the newest member's bonus show

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


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What Women Do When They Can't Afford an Abortion (

What are your state's laws when it comes to abortion coverage? ( 

All Above All's Hyde Amendment Fact Sheet (

Term And Partial Birth Abortions: The Mythical Arch-Nemeses Of The Anti-Choice Movement (

Tim Kaine Now Backs Lifting the Hyde Amendment Banning Abortion Funding (


 Written by Best of the Left Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman.

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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