It’s not just about Roe v Wade and the Supreme Court. Local institutions can create restrictions that prevent women from exercising reproductive health choices, even with the law on their side. From Albuquerque to Portland to New York City, obstacles are surfacing in pharmacies, state legislatures, city councils and even medical schools.

Featured speakers/guests:

Dr. Jody Steinauer, University of California at San Francisco associate professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Sarp Aksel, Medical Students For Choice president; Tara Shaver, Lorenzo Espinoza, Lauren Handy, Erick De la O, Project Defending Life members; Joan Sanford, NM Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice executive director; Adriann Barboa, Strong Families New Mexico field Director; Lonna Atkeson, University of New Mexico Political Science Professor; Jessica Leston, Northwest Portland Area Indian health Board clinical programs manager; Charon Asetoyer, Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center executive director; Micha Bitsinnie, former Indian Health Service community health care worker; Pam Kingfisher, Cherokee nation citizen.

Credits:

Host: Andrew Stelzer
Producers: George Lavender, Nancy Lopez, Andrew Stelzer
Contributing Producers: Sarah Mirk, Carrie Jung
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Web Editor: Irene Florez
Organizational Volunteers: Dan Turner, Barbara Barnett, Bansi Mehta

 

 

ON Making Contact | October 10, 2013 | 12:30 pm

Plan B and Beyond: Local Struggles for Reproductive Freedom

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It’s not just about Roe v Wade and the Supreme Court. Local institutions can create restrictions that prevent women from exercising reproductive health choices, even with the law on their side. From Albuquerque to Portland to New York City, obstacles are surfacing in pharmacies, state legislatures, city councils and even medical schools.

Featured speakers/guests:

Dr. Jody Steinauer, University of California at San Francisco associate professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Sarp Aksel, Medical Students For Choice president; Tara Shaver, Lorenzo Espinoza, Lauren Handy, Erick De la O, Project Defending Life members; Joan Sanford, NM Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice executive director; Adriann Barboa, Strong Families New Mexico field Director; Lonna Atkeson, University of New Mexico Political Science Professor; Jessica Leston, Northwest Portland Area Indian health Board clinical programs manager; Charon Asetoyer, Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center executive director; Micha Bitsinnie, former Indian Health Service community health care worker; Pam Kingfisher, Cherokee nation citizen.

Credits:

Host: Andrew Stelzer
Producers: George Lavender, Nancy Lopez, Andrew Stelzer
Contributing Producers: Sarah Mirk, Carrie Jung
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Web Editor: Irene Florez
Organizational Volunteers: Dan Turner, Barbara Barnett, Bansi Mehta

 

 

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