Policing The Womb (with Dr. Michele Bratcher Goodwin)
Episode 236: Rumble with Michael Moore
On today’s episode of Rumble, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Michele Bratcher Goodwin — award-winning author, law professor, Executive Committee Member of the ACLU, and tireless advocate and activist for reproductive justice.
We talked about the fate of Roe v. Wade, the relentless attacks from the GOP on our voting rights, and, most importantly, her brilliant proposal for a Reproductive Justice New Deal from her extraordinary book “Policing The Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood.”
I promise you, if you listen, you will be as inspired as I was to start acting now, right now, to protect our rights because as Dr. Goodwin so wisely points out, there’s always work to be done.
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To hear more from Dr. Goodwin…
Subscribe to On The Issues with Michele Goodwin podcast.
Read “Policing The Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood” and her powerful New York times essay talked about in today’s episode.
No more sitting and waiting — get up, get out, and fight for reproductive justice TODAY.
Become an abortion clinic escort and help doctors, nurses, and those seeking reproductive care enter the building safely. Find local clinics near you (here or here) and call to inquire about their needs.
Get people registered to vote! Volunteer with When We All Vote or Rock The Vote.
Build the movement virtually by joining Planned Parenthood’s National Virtual Volunteer team.
Call your Senator and tell them to vote for the Women’s Health Protection Act — or send them a thank you if they already did.
Support Abortion Funds that provide the means for those forced to seek reproductive care out-of-state.
Music in today’s episode:
“Be Careful” — Patty Griffin
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