Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it would be hearing a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade — the 1973 supreme court case that protects the right to seek an abortion. The court’s nine justices — six of whom now lean conservative — are considering Mississippi’s ban on the procedure after fifteen weeks of […]
Since the emergence of the COVID-19 crisis in the U.S., some states have attempted to limit or ban abortion, arguing it is an elective procedure that should be restricted during the pandemic. What could this mean for abortion access and the larger debate moving forward? Today on the show, legal historian Mary Ziegler offers us […]
As the national conversation around reproductive rights intensifies, Carousel spends the hour with Lizz Winstead, renowned comedian and founder of Abortion Access Front. Responding to listener calls, they touch on the various roles of activism, legislation, religion, and race to the changing realities of abortion access in America. Abortion AF: The Tour comes to Madison […]
As the national conversation surrounding abortion amps up, Ali hosts an open discussion about the status of reproductive justice in America. Our guests are Ingrid Andersson, president of Women’s Medical Fund, full-spectrum nurse midwife, and founder of Mothers’ Milk Alliance; Carousel Bayrd, attorney, Dane County Board member, and former board chair of NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin; […]
What happens if Roe v. Wade is overturned? What is the future of reproductive rights in Wisconsin and throughout the United States? On today’s show, Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd dives into the current status of abortion, both legally and in terms of the surrounding public debates. Our guests are Mike Murray, policy director at Wisconsin Alliance for […]
What challenges face the pro-choice movement now that Scott Walker signed the anti-abortion bill? The law now bans all abortions after 20 weeks. Today host Karma Chavez talks with Wendi Kent, a local reproductive rights activist on this, the attacks on Planned Parenthood, and reproductive rights.