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Specific and Direct Harm

Specific and Direct Harm

This should be required reading for every judge, member of Congress, and candidate for office--as well as anyone who hopes to better understand this complex and important issue." --Cecile Richards, cofounder of Supermajority, former president of Planned Parenthood, and author of Make Trouble

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The Turnaway Study

The Cost of Denying Women Access to Abortion

By Diana Greene Foster
Narrated by: Samantha Desz & Full Cast
Length: 11 hours 13 minutes

“If you read only one book about democracy, The Turnaway Study should be it. Why? Because without the power to make decisions about our own bodies, there is no democracy.” —Gloria Steinem

The “remarkable” (The New Yorker) landmark study of the consequences on women’s lives—emotional, physical, financial, professional, personal, and... Read more »

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Handbook for a Post-Roe America

By Robin Marty
Narrated by: Charon Normand-Widmer
Length: 5 hours 27 minutes

This comprehensive manual for understanding and preparing for the looming changes to reproductive rights law explains how to get the healthcare you need—by any means necessary. Activist and writer Robin Marty guides listeners through various worst-case scenarios of a post-Roe America and offers ways to fight back, including how to acquire...

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The Family Roe

An American Story

By Joshua Prager
Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
Length: 18 hours 40 minutes

A masterpiece of reporting on the Supreme Court's most divisive case, Roe v. Wade, and the unknown lives at its heart. Despite her famous pseudonym, “Jane Roe,” no one knows the truth about Norma McCorvey (1947–2017), whose unwanted pregnancy in 1969 opened a great fracture in American life. Journalist Joshua Prager spent hundreds of hours with... Read more »

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Bodies on the Line

At the Front Lines of the Fight to Protect Abortion in America

By Lauren Rankin
Narrated by: Kate Udall
Length: 9 hours 15 minutes

A powerfully empathetic and impeccably researched look at abortion clinic escorting

Abortion has been legal for nearly fifty years in the United States, but with a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court and an emboldened opposition in the street, the threat to its existence has never been more pressing. Clinic escorts—everyday... Read more »

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Controlling Women

What We Must Do Now to Save Reproductive Freedom

By Kathryn Kolbert & Julie F. Kay
Narrated by: Kathryn Kolbert, Julie F. Kay & Ellen Archer
Length: 9 hours 29 minutes

This definitive account of the battle for reproductive freedom includes a bold new strategy to safeguard our rights, from two lawyers at the forefront of the movement.

Reproductive freedom has never been in more dire straits. Roe v. Wade protected abortion rights and Planned Parenthood v. Casey unexpectedly preserved them. Yet in the following... Read more »

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You're the Only One I've Told

The Stories Behind Abortion

By Dr. Meera Shah
Narrated by: Janina Edwards & Lisa Reneé Pitts
Length: 11 hours 47 minutes

For a long time, when people asked Dr. Meera Shah what she did, she would tell them she was a doctor and leave it at that. But over the last few years, Shah decided it was time to be direct. "I'm an abortion provider," she will now say. And an interesting thing started to happen each time she met someone new. One by one, people would confide—at... Read more »

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Killing the Black Body

Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty

By Dorothy Roberts
Narrated by: Shayna Small
Length: 14 hours 38 minutes

This is a no-holds-barred response to the liberal and conservative retreat from an assertive, activist, and socially transformative civil rights agenda of recent years--using a black feminist lens and the issue of  the impact of recent legislation, social policy, and welfare "reform" on black women's--especially poor black women's--control over... Read more »

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