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Directors Lana Wilson and Martha Shane discuss the documentary After Tiller

04/11/13 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Lana Wilson and Martha Shane, the directors of After Tiller, discuss their film. After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, four American physicians-Dr. Leroy Carhart, Dr. Warren Hern, Dr. Shelley Sella and Dr. Susan Robinson were the only remaining providers of late-term abortions in the United States. Living under constant threat of violence, they continue to do their work. With unprecedented access into the lives of these doctors and the patients who seek their help...

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One Billion Rising events in Tampa Bay call attention to violence against women listen

02/13/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tuesday the U.S. Senate passed an extension of the Violence Against Women Act.

It includes new provisions to protect gays and lesbians, immigrants and Native American women.

The act expired in 2011.

Ending violence against women is the goal of activists organizing events called One Billion Rising.

There are two in the Tampa Bay area Thursday and one is organized by Ayele Hunt, executive director of [I Am Choice](https://...

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Juliana Gonen with Center for Reproductive rights discusses the proposed changes to contraceptive coverage in Affordable Care Act

02/07/13 Juliana Gonen with Mary Glennehy
From A Woman's Point of View
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Juliana Gonen, head of Government Policy with the Center for Reproductive Rights discusses the recent proposed changes for contraceptive coverage in the Affordable Care Act. She discusses her organization's concerns that this could be burdensome to women. She worried about the clarity of the new guidelines and the real possibility that women would be forced to "jump through hoops" to get the services that have been promised. Juliana also discusses the Draw the Line campaign that examines wo...

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Sarah Erdreich author of Generation Roe; Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement

01/24/13 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Sarah Erdreich, journalist and women's health advocate talks about her book Generation Roe; Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement. Sarah has been identified as a leading pro-choice activist by Newsweek and her writings have appeared in Lilith, Feminists for Choice, RH reality choice and many other publications. Sarah feels that 40 years after Roe vs Wade it is time to demystify abortion. She discusses many of the issues of autonomy, privacy and sexuality that are so inextricably tang...

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Ayele Hunt founder of I Am Choice talks about the GOTV rally in St. Pete on Oct 20

10/18/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Ayele Hunt the founder of Iamchoice.org talks about the GOTV (get out the vote) rally to be held Saturday Oct. 20 at Janus Live, 200 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL . For more informattion, contact 727-346-8260 or voice@iamchoice.com. Gloria Steinem will be the featured speaker. Kathy Castor, Jessica Ehrlich and others. will also be speaking.. There will be live music. The doors will open at 11:30 am and the event is scheduled from noon to 3pm.

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Preview of Gloria Steinem rally with I am Choice representative

10/17/12 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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On Saturday a number of progressive groups are encouraging voters with a get-out-the-vote rally featuring noted feminist Gloria Steinem. Other speakers include U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, congressional candidate Jessica Ehrlich and State Rep. Rick Kriseman.

The noon rally at Jannus Live is being organized by Ayele Hunt, executive director of I Am Choice.

She took calls from listeners on Last Ca...

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Robin Marty a senior editor on RH Reality Check discusses Todd Akin's comments

08/30/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Robin Marty, a senior editor for RH Reality Check, discusses the comments of Rep.Todd Akin from Missouri. RH Reality Check is an internet web sight that updates reproductive issues of women. Robin compares Todd Akin's beliefs to those of most Republican lawmakers and questions if Akin is that different from the policies and issues held by Paul Ryan and others. Robin discusses the bills and issues that have been introduced and fought for in Congress and feels that Todd Akin is "mainstream" ...

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On the anniversary of his murder, audio of comments by Dr. Edward Tiller

05/31/12 Dr. Edward Tiller speech at NARAL in 2007
From A Woman's Point of View
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A brief part of the speech that Dr. Edward Tiller gave at the NARAL conference in 2007. Dr Tiller, a respected and well known provider of women's health was brutally murdered in the vestibule of his Church. His words continue to have great meaning to us today.

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Audio: Florida Democrat chastised for saying "uterus" on House floor listen

04/01/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Whether it’s busting unions, requiring ultrasounds for women seeking abortions, or drug-testing welfare recipients, these days, GOP lawmakers in Tallahassee have been offending a lot of people. But last week, it was a Democrat in the state house who made waves. After a lengthy debate over a bill affecting public employee unions, House Speaker Dean Cannon raised a stink over an anatomic reference that Orlando Representative Scott Randolph had made.

Cannon issued a statement warning his co...

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Supporters of Planned Parenthood protest de-funding listen

02/28/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Protesters gathered Friday in front of Congressman Bill Young’s office in Seminole in support of Planned Parenthood. The protest was in response to Young’s vote to de-fund the organization.

President Obama requested $327 million in Title X money, a budget that funds agencies supporting sex education and women's healthcare. Planned Parenthood, an organization that provides affordable healthcare to both men and women has long been a recipient of that money. Supporters of de-funding Ti...

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