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Your Call: The present and future of abortion rights

Dec 5, 2016

What's next for reproductive rights in the US and around the world?

More than 60 percent of the world's population live in countries with abortion restrictions. Here in the United States, between January 1 and July 12, 2016, states passed 46 new abortion restrictions, according to the Guttmacher Institute. How do American laws compare with international abortion regulations? Send your question to feedback@yourcallradio.org and join us live at 10am with Rose Aguilar and, you. 

Guest:

Françoise Girard, president of the International Women’s Health Coalition 

Jodi Jacobson, a long-time leader in the health and development community, and editor-in-chief of Rewire

Sharon Davis, co-convener of the Abortion Rights Campaign in Ireland

Web Resources:

Rewire: Reproductive and sexual health, rights and justice

Abortion Rights Campaign

International Women's Health Coalition

HHS nominee Rep. Tom Price a longtime advocate of cutting federal funding of abortion

Pro-Choice Policy Actually Reduces the Abortion Rate

North Carolina Abortion Providers Fight For Ground Amid Growing Hostility