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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.

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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 on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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  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 happens to American women who are denied abortions?

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 liberation today? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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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? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

  

On the October 14th 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.

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Katha Pollitt, essayist, poet, and long-time columnist for The Nation 




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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’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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Guttmacher Institute

On today's Your Call we’ll honor International Women’s Day with a discussion about the status of women’s 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 women’s reproductive rights being targeted now?  And how are you responding?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the status of women’s reproductive rights 39 years after Roe v. Wade legalized abortion.  Today’s political rhetoric is becoming more vitriolic over abortion. From personhood amendments to the closure of women’s clinics, what's happening at the state level across the country?  Who’s fighting back and how?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  What happened to the women’s movement of the 70s and the advances gained in women’s right to choose?   It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.