Left Forum 2012 ABORTION! Session
Sunsara Taylor is a writer for the Revolutionary Communist Party's Revolutionary Newspaper, a WBAI radio host and has appeared frequently on mainstream corporate news programs. Eleanor Bader is a freelance writer who reports on reproductive and sexual health care and health care justice. Amongst other websites and publications, she writes for The Brooklyn Rail, RHRealityCheck.org, elevateddifference.org, ontheissuesmagazine.com and Truthout. They discuss the importance of women's right to own their bodies. Roe v. Wade was a monumental gain in women's rights, and politicians and the public have been fighting against it ever since, as the country's political climate shifted steadily (and not always slowly) to the right. Recently, bills in numerous states have attempted to criminalize, trivialize and humiliate women who seek abortions and even use birth control.
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