10 episodes

From The Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion to the modern day struggle for intersectional reproductive freedom, religious voices have been at the forefront of fights that matter for generations. We’re here to amplify essential voices, tell stories that often go unheard, and lift up the holy and healing work of the faithfully pro-choice members of Ohio RCRC.

R-Soul: Reclaiming the Soul of Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice ohiorcrc

    • Religion & Spirituality

From The Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion to the modern day struggle for intersectional reproductive freedom, religious voices have been at the forefront of fights that matter for generations. We’re here to amplify essential voices, tell stories that often go unheard, and lift up the holy and healing work of the faithfully pro-choice members of Ohio RCRC.

    Sickness, Healing, and the Real Trouble with America’s Wealthcare System

    Sickness, Healing, and the Real Trouble with America’s Wealthcare System

    Why do rich folks get better care (and better health outcomes) in the financially richest nation on earth, and what does that mean for faithfully pro-choice advocates in Ohio? Faith Organizers Kelley Fox & Terry Williams get into specifics around wealth, inequality, and a system of health care that rations access to care in proportion to capital.Links for discussed content:"Liver & Onions (And Abortion)" episode: https://ohiorcrc.podbean.com/e/liver-onions-and-abortions/"That Man Said What?!" episode: https://ohiorcrc.podbean.com/e/that-man-said-what/Information on Ohio abortion access: abortionislegalinohio.com Music by Korbin Jones

    • 42 min
    Ruthless? Our National Future Without RBG

    Ruthless? Our National Future Without RBG

    We’re headed into a future without her vote while living in a present without her voice. Ohio RCRC Faith Organizers Kelley Fox & Terry Williams break down the grief, groaning, and going forward after the death of one of the most prolific defenders of equality and reproductive freedom: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Intersections of racial justice critique and pragmatic realism come together in this episode that you won’t want to miss.Links for discussed content:"Blessings of Liberty: RBG and the Future of Reproductive Freedom" (article by Rev. Terry Williams)Our teach-in on Moral Foundations Theory (with Rev. Dr. Chris Davies)Music by Korbin Jones

    • 49 min
    OH-MY-O! Election Year Madness in the Buckeye State

    OH-MY-O! Election Year Madness in the Buckeye State

    Surviving the unpredictable & often illogical environment that is swing-state Ohio during voting season takes both skill and planning. Faith Organizers Kelley Fox & Terry Williams cut through the election year nonsense with clear, nonpartisan facts about voting deadlines, balloting methods, and advocacy strategies to stay focused on faithfully pro-choice values in the middle of all the chaos.Links for discussed content:Med Student Op-Ed against House Bill 413: www.cleveland.com/opinion/2020/08/proposed-abortion-law-would-force-ohio-doctors-to-carry-out-a-risky-untested-procedure-or-face-criminal-charges-kajal-madan-and-rachana-raghupathy.html NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio: prochoiceohio.orgOhio Black Maternal Health Caucus: www.ohiohouse.gov/democrats/press/ohio-black-maternal-health-caucus--celebrates-one-year-anniversaryOhio RCRC Voter Empowerment Event on Sept. 15: www.facebook.com/events/310613026915065/   Ohio RCRC "Get Out the Vote" Resources: www.ohiorcrc.org/vote  Music by Korbin Jones

    • 34 min
    Liver & Onions (And Abortion)

    Liver & Onions (And Abortion)

    Why is no one trying to ban liver & onions from restaurant menus nationwide? In this episode, Faith Organizers Kelley Fox & Terry Williams take us on a tour of all the fundamentalist, forced birth hypocrisy that comes out of the woodwork every time Ohio RCRC stands behind the very simple confession: Abortion is a Blessing. Links for discussed content:Black Lives Still Matter. Support Jacob Blake and his family: www.gofundme.com/f/justiceforjacobblakeAbortion is a Blessing post: facebook.com/OhioRCRC/posts...Music by Korbin Jones

    • 35 min
    It's Just Not the Season for Nice

    It's Just Not the Season for Nice

    Being nice is no substitute for doing justice. In this episode, Ohio RCRC Faith Organizers Kelley Fox & Terry Williams talk about the need for uncomfortable conversations, explore change theories, and flesh out what revitalizing Black lives really looks like in a world controlled by the sin of white supremacy and patriarchal oppression.Links for discussed content, featuring speakers from our "150 Days of Injustice: Revitalize Black Lives" event:DJ DNTFRT: www.instagram.com/dntfrt/Willowbeez SoulVeg: www.willowbeezsoulveg.com/Christine Santos, ROOTT: roottrj.orgAramis Sundiata, People's Justice Project: www.facebook.com/OhioPJP/Samantha Sizemore, Women Have Options/Ohio: www.womenhaveoptions.org/Music by Korbin Jones

    • 40 min
    Sign Up Here for the Revolution

    Sign Up Here for the Revolution

    Ohio RCRC Faith Organizers Kelley Fox and Terry Williams are joined by Mason Hickman from Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio for a deep-dive into how intersectionality within current social movements is giving new life to old struggles. Come on over, listen in, and sign up here for the diverse, connected, relentless revolution that isn’t leaving anybody behind.Links for discussed content:150 Days of Injustice: Revitalize Black Lives (August 1st)Women Have Options OhioColumbus Freedom FundBQIC (Black Queer & Intersectional Collective)Dr. Toni BondMusic by Korbin Jones

    • 49 min

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