Best of the Left Podcast : (2017/0425) Trump and Republicans take aim at women (Reproductive Justice)

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Edition #1098

Today we look at the current state of abortion politics here and abroad and explain how the Republicans intend to hurt women and increase the number of abortions worldwide by ignoring science and humanity

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Education and contraception bring abortion rates as low as 1973 - Savage Love w: @FakeDanSavage - Air Date 1-31-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: Thanks, Birth Control: The Song - bedsider

Ch. 4: Act 2: The Story Behind the Mexico City Policy - On the Media - Air Date 1-27-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: Bury the Past - Professional Victims

Ch. 6: Act 3: Trump’s Anti-Abortion Order Likely to Increase Abortions - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 02-03-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Mandy Goes to Med School - The Dresden Dolls

Ch. 8: Act 4: Where abortion is illegal - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date 3-30-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Luriana Lurilee - Ben McElroy

Ch. 10: Act 5: Mike Pence Casts Tie-Breaking Vote To Defund Planned Parenthood - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-31-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: Beneath the Lies - Abscondo

Ch. 12: Act 6: Protect #ReproductiveRights at the State Level via @PPact @ReproRights @AllAboveAll - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Activism - Shihan

Ch. 14: Act 7: Beyond Choice to Reproductive Justice - @Making_Contact - Air Date 4-12-17


Ch. 15: Understanding human interactions - Alan from Connecticut

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 16: Final comments on how the Science of "Blue Lies" May Explain Trump's Support

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



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Get involved with The Center for Reproductive Rights and follow @ReproRights

Get involved with All Above All and follow @AllAboveAll


State lawmakers rush to protect funding for Planned Parenthood (PBS Newshour)

Minnesota House backs ban on state dollars for abortion (StarTribune)

Governor Bullock lets Montana abortion bill become law (Missoulian)

Women march outside as abortion bill debated inside (The State Journal-Register)

Trump Signs Law Giving States Option To Deny Funding For Planned Parenthood (NPR)

Why is Planned Parenthood popular? And if it's defunded, could any other organization fill the gap? (LA Times)

Who's Popular and Who Isn't? (NBC News)

The EACH Woman Act (

Women's Health Protection Act (

Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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