Best of the Left Podcast

Put a description of your podcast here.

The Podcasts

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.

Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com 

Transcript

BestOfTheLeft.com/Support (Get AD FREE Shows and Bonus Content)

Join our Discord community!

Nominate us for the Podcast Awards by July 31st!


SHOW NOTES

Ch. 1: Aimee Arrambide of Avow Texas with Abortion Resources - Burn It All Down - Air Date 6-29-22

Jessica Luther talks with Aimee Arrambide who provides information and abortion resources related to the overturning of Roe V. Wade.

Ch. 2: Looking for an abortion online? Listen to this first. - There Are No Girls on the Internet - Air Date 6-28-22

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.

Ch. 3: The Day 'Roe' Died - Boom! Lawyered - Air Date 6-24-22

For the first time in this country's history, an unelected majority of Supreme Court justices have taken away a fundamental constitutional right.

Ch. 4: When Pregnancy becomes Crime - This Is Hell! - Air Date 7-5-22

Writer and philosophy scholar at Cornell University, Kate Manne talks about her Substack article "Criminalizing Pregnant People: A Brief Retrospective."

Ch. 5: “A Devastating Ruling”: Law Prof. Michele Goodwin & SCOTUS Attorney Kitty Kolbert on Overturning Roe - Democracy Now! - Air Date 7-4-22

We speak with two leading legal scholars. Kathryn "Kitty" Kolbert is co-founder of the Center for Reproductive Rights

Ch. 6: Just Doing The Job They Were Put On The Court To Do - Amicus With Dahlia Lithwick - Air Date 6-25-22

Roe v Wade has been swept away and Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Mary Ziegler, a law professor at the University of California, Davis.

Ch. 7: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Pres. Biden Should Forcefully Support Ending The Filibuster & Expanding SCOTUS - The Late Show with Stephen Colbert - Air Date 6-29-22

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lays out the case for what Democrats need to do in response to the Dobbs decision


MEMBERS-ONLY BONUS CLIP(S)

Ch. 9: How The Supreme Court Killed Roe v. Wade - LegalEagle - Air Date 6-29-22

This is a sea change at the Supreme Court


FINAL COMMENTS

Ch. 12: Final comments on the importance of state judicial elections


TAKE ACTION!

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)

Share BOTL's Twitter Thread on this Subject

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)

SHOW IMAGE:

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

Direct download: 1501_Post-Roe_Air_Date_7-13-22_General_-_7-13-22_12.16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:39am EST