abortion

Your Call: The present and future of abortion rights

Dec 5, 2016

What's next for reproductive rights in the US and around the world?

Will the debate over reproductive freedom ever end?

Chris Hilleke

On the May 19th edition of Your Call, TRAPPED filmmaker Dawn Porter joins us to discuss diminishing abortion access across the country.

Your Call: Lahore tragedy; reproductive rights

Mar 31, 2016
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On the April 1st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the horrific suicide bombing in Pakistan, which killed 72 people, including 29 children, and wounded more than 300.

Eli Wirtschafter

The East Bay’s congressional representative Barbara Lee (CA-13) introduced a bill last year that would greatly expand access to abortions. It gets rid of what’s called the Hyde Amendment, the restriction on abortion spending by the federal government.

On the March 17th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with filmmaker Dawn Porter about her new documentary TRAPPED.

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Aspen Baker is on a mission to help people listen to each other. Baker’s the founder of Exhale, an Oakland-based non-profit she formed in 2000 after she had an abortion. Baker grew up in a born-again Christian family and abortion wasn’t something she ever thought would happen to her. Until it did.

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On the December 17th edition of Your Call, we’re talking about the power of anti-abortion rhetoric and laws.

Your Call: What is life like for abortion providers?

Oct 12, 2015

On the October 1th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with David Cohen and Krysten Connon about their new book, Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism .

On the August 3rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with David Cohen and Krysten Connon about their new book, Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism .

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On the May 14th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, a new documentary that resurrects the hidden history of the women who founded the modern women’s movement. The film tells the stories of activists, students, artists, and intellectuals at the center of the movement, which brought about a social revolution in the US. What can we learn from the past? And what’s the state of women’s liberation today? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you....

On March 6th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Bay Area artist and Cultural Odyssey director Rhodessa Jones about Birthright, a new performance developed in collaboration with Planned Parenthood or Northern California. It explores questions, issues, and the debate surrounding reproductive rights. Who are the women and girls impacted by restrictions on access to abortion and gender based violence? How are they fighting back? And what are their stories? Join the conversation...

How are women countering anti-abortion laws? On the February 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Vessel, a film that follows Rebecca Gomperts, a Dutch doctor who defies anti-abortion laws around the globe by providing services on a ship in international waters. Her group Women on Waves has worked with women in 23 countries and is now educating women about abortions online. What is the current state of abortion access worldwide? And with so many restrictions in the US,...

What are the untold stories behind the women’s movement? On the February 5th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry , a new documentary that resurrects the hidden history of the women who founded the modern women’s movement. The film tells the stories of activists, students, artists, and intellectuals at the center of the movement, which brought about a social revolution in the US. What can we learn from the past? And what’s the state of women’s...



On the October 20th edition of Your Call, we’re continuing our discussion about how the pro-choice movement should reframe the abortion debate. The Nation columnist Katha Pollitt will join us in-studio to discuss her new book Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights. Forty years after the landmark Roe V Wade ruling, “abortion” is still a word that is said with hostility. In recent years, more than 200 state laws have passed to restrict abortion access. How would you re-frame abortion?...

On the October 14 th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with The Nation columnist Katha Pollitt about her new book Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights. Forty years after the landmark Roe V Wade ruling, “abortion” is still a word that is said with hostility. In recent years, more than 200 state laws have passed to restrict abortion access. What’s in store for the future of Roe V Wade? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you. Guests: Katha Pollitt,...

Hey guys, Will Durst with a few choice words about the giant brouhaha resulting from Texas troopers confiscating tampons from female legislator gallery members during a debate on a bill that would outlaw most abortions in the state.

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Mar 29, 2013
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Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Aug 24, 2012

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of laws restricting women’s reproductive rights in Missouri and other states across the country. We’ll also talk about the mining strikes in South Africa after police shot and killed 44 strikers. We’ll be joined by RH Reality Check’s Jodi Jacobson, St. Louis Beacon Jo Mannies and Guardian’s David Smith joins us from Johannesburg. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It...

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On todays Your Call well honor International Womens Day with a discussion about the status of womens reproductive rights. States enacted a record number of abortion restrictions in 2011, and they continue to come out. Virginia just enacted a bill mandating ultrasound exams for women seeking abortions. Why are womens reproductive rights being targeted now? And how are you responding? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org . Its Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you. Guests Jodi...

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On todays Your Call, well talk about the status of womens reproductive rights 39 years after Roe v. Wade legalized abortion. Todays political rhetoric is becoming more vitriolic over abortion. From personhood amendments to the closure of womens clinics, whats happening at the state level across the country? Whos fighting back and how? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org . What happened to the womens movement of the 70s and the advances gained in womens right to choose? Its Your...