Classic Episode: See You in Hell | ROE vs. Wade and Abortion in America


January 17th, 2024

1 hr 26 mins 51 secs

Season 5

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About this Episode

We hope you enjoy this rerelease of one of our favorite episodes: Episode 123. Originally released on May 11, 2022, you will hear us discuss abortion in the United States before and after the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade.

Hillary and Tina cover Roe vs. Wade and the history of abortion in America.

Hillary’s Story
Throughout the early history of America, abortion was permitted. BUT when women began to seek more rights, more restriction on abortion gets enacted.

Tina’s Story
Roe vs. Wade made a woman’s right to choose a private issue and ensured safe access to abortion. BUT despite that republican law makers have fought to restrict abortion access in America.

Hillary's Sources
Population Group Abortion Rates and Lifetime Incidence of Abortion: United States, 2008–2014--by Rachel K. Jones PhD, and Jenna Jerman MPH

The Atlantic
My Abortion Before Roe v. Wade--by Elizabeth Stone

Getting An Abortion In The '60s Was Way Different Than It Is Today--by Amanda Chatel

The Daily Beast
Here’s What Life Was Like for American Women in America Before ‘Roe v. Wade’--by Geoffrey R. Stone

Fast Company
Which states will ban abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned? These maps will tell you--by Christopher Zara

Roe v. Wade

The New York Times
Before Roe--by Illan Panich-Linsman and Lauren Kelley

Pew Research Center
About six-in-ten Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases--by Hannah Hartig

Planned Parenthood
I Had an Illegal Abortion Before Roe v. Wade--by Phyllis (guest blogger)

Caught in the Net--by Leslie J. Reagan

I Got an Illegal Abortion Before Roe v. Wade--by Carter Sherman

Unsafe abortion

National Police Gazette Cover with Madame Restell--from Wikimedia via Timeline
Majority of Americans Approve of Legal Abortion Chart--via Pew Research Center
Gloria Allred and Norma McCorvey--by Greg Gibson/AFP via NBC News

Tina's Sources
Author of Alabama abortion ban says state might add exceptions as it grapples with possible Roe ruling--by Sarah Whites-Koditschek
Rep. Terri Collins: Banker turned pro-life crusader--by Abbey Crain

Black and Hispanic people have the most to lose if Roe is overturned--by BedBible

13 states have passed so-called 'trigger laws,' bans designed to go into effect if Roe v. Wade is overturned--by Elizabeth Wolfe

The Guardian
A Republican theme on abortions: 'It's OK for me, evil for thee'--by Arwa Mahdawi
Death sentence for abortion? The hypocrisy of US 'pro-lifers' is plain to see--by Jill Filipovic

Guttmacher Institute
For the First Time Ever, U.S. States Enacted More Than 100 Abortion Restrictions in a Single Year--by Elizabeth Nash

The Independent
'Death sentence for women': Alabama proposes law to make abortion punishable by up to 99 years in prison--by Maya Oppenheim

Ms. Magazine
Hana’s Story: Tricked and Traumatized by a Fake Abortion Clinic--by CARRIE N. BAKER
Warning Communities About Fake Clinics, One Sidewalk at a Time--by CARMIYA BASKIN

The Hypocrisy of the “Pro-Life” Movement

NBC News
The biggest health risks women would face if Roe v. Wade is overturned--by Aria Bendix and Dana Varinsky

The New Yorker
Of Course the Constitution Has Nothing to Say About Abortion

The New York Times
Here are key passages from the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion.--by Mary Cramer
Where Abortion Could Be Banned Without Roe v. Wade--by Allison McCann and Taylor Johnson

Judging Samuel Alito on Abortion Rights--by Diane Geng

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Who is Justice Alito? The New Jersey-bred Supreme Court jurist may shape abortion rights--by Samantha Melamed

Planned Parenthood
Background on Title X Gag Rule
Timeline of Attacks on Abortion: 2009–2021

Inside Tim Murphy's reign of terror--by Rachel Bade, Jake Sherman, and John Bresnahan
Read Justice Alito's initial draft abortion opinion which would overturn Roe v. Wade

Draft Overturning Roe v. Wade Quotes Infamous Witch Trial Judge With Long-Discredited Ideas on Rape--by Ken Armstrong

Texas Tribune
This Republican Texas lawmaker halted a bill to outlaw abortion. He now faces security concerns, sheriff says.--by Elizabeth Byrne

US News
'Pro-Life' Congressman Who Urged Abortions for Ex-Wife and Mistress Is Running Again--by Steven Nelson

The Young Turks
He Supports the Death Penalty for Abortion; Big Companies Are Backing Him--by Andy Hirschfeld

Judge Samuel Alito--by Steve Petteway via Public Domain
First Draft of Alito Abortion Opinion--via Politico
Map of Where Abortion Would be Protected--from Center for Reproductive Rights via ABC News

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