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Gloria Steinem in Clearwater: domestic abuse used to just be life listen

10/22/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Feminist Gloria Steinem was in Pinellas County over the weekend to rally against proposed constitutional amendments on the Florida ballot – including one that could allow Florida to outlaw abortions if Roe verses Wade were ever overturned. I spoke with Steinem about how she got involved in the women’s liberation movement and what continued anti-abortion legislation across the country means for women.

"When I was growing up I really was lucky in a...

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Pro-choice activists combating Florida anti-abortion ballot measure listen

09/19/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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A proposed constitutional amendment would eliminate privacy rights and could be another conservative step toward outlawing abortions in Florida. Vivian Taylor, volunteer coordinator for the group I Am Choice, said at a press conference in St. Petersburg Amendment 6 would demonize women for their reproductive choices.

“No one wants their medical records or their personal information made public information and that’s what Amendment 6 would do in essence.”

She said that’s because, “It w...

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Anti-choice group releases study condemning Planned Parenthood; organization rebuts listen

07/07/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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As lawmakers try to tackle the federal debt before it hits its limit, conservatives often push for defunding of Planned Parenthood, a nonprofit that provides reproductive health care. An anti-abortion rights group issued a scathing report about Planned Parenthood that urges Congress to investi...

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EMILY's List president decries the decrease in number of women in political office listen

04/11/11 Dawn Morgan Elliott
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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EMILY’s List is a political action committee that raises money for pro-choice women Democratic candidates. This weekend Emily’s List president Stephanie Schriock was in Tampa raising to fund their programs. It was hosted by former Tampa City Council member Linda Saul-Sena. WMNF’s Dawn Morgan Elliott spoke with Schriock about the recent decrease in the number of women in state and national politics.

"It is shocking to me after 15 years of working in Democratic pol...

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Extended inteview with EMILY's List president Stephanie Schriock listen

04/11/11 Dawn Morgan Elliott
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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EMILY’s List is a political action committee that raises money for pro-choice women Democratic candidates. This weekend Emily’s List president Stephanie Schriock was in Tampa raising to fund their programs. It was hosted by former Tampa City Council member Linda Saul-Sena.

WMNF’s Dawn Morgan Elliott spoke with Schriock about the recent decrease in the number of women in state and national politics. An [abbreviated version](http://www.wmnf.org/news_stories/emilys-...

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Planned Parenthood pleased Crist vetos ultrasound and abortion bill listen

06/11/10 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Today, Governor Charlie Crist vetoed a controversial bill that would have required women seeking an abortion to pay for an ultrasound.

On Twitter, the state’s Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink said “I commend the veto of 1143, the ultrasound bill - Governor Crist did the right thing.” U.S. Representative Kendrick Meek, State Senator Dan Gelber, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida also applauded Crist’s veto.

Barbara Zdravecky is the CEO and President of Planned Parenthood ...

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How important is a woman’s right to choose?

06/06/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Dr. Suzanne Poppema, author of Why I Am An Abortion Doctor, was also a friend of Dr. George Tiller. Dr. Poppema has treated many women’s reproductive issues, including providing abortions for her patients. As a family physician, Dr. Poppema has defended her patients’ right to reproductive healthcare through legislative testimony, involvement in numerous medical organizations and media interviews.

She says, “Until we have a foolproof, easy-to-use form of birth control – in my opinion, ...

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Comments from a speech by Dr. George Tiller

06/06/09 Amy Goodman
From A Woman's Point of View

Excerpt from a speech Dr. Tiller gave last year to the Feminist Majority Foundation. As brought by Democracy Now earlier this week.

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Dr. George Tiller remembered

06/06/09 Amy Goodman
From A Woman's Point of View

Shelly Sella talked about her personal involvement with Dr. Tiller - and why she became involved.

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Impact of Tiller's murder on abortion

06/06/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Mary discussed the ramifications of Dr. George Tiller's murder and real cases of late term abortions.

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