You've heard a lot of debates about abortion. But how much do you know about it, really? ACCESS pulls back the curtain, demystifying abortion by bringing you real, first person stories and expert perspectives. Each episode tackles a different topic.
Fact Check: Texas SB 8
Can a person be sued for having an abortion in Texas? Can abortion funds still help people travel out of state? What did the Supreme Court do, and what’s next? Breaking down the facts and busting a few myths about Texas law SB 8.
Shame, Stigma, and Lies: How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Manipulate Pregnant People
Anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers have proliferated across the country, using deceptive tactics to try and convince people not to have abortions. Increasingly, they’re receiving government funding to spread stigma and falsehoods, including medication abortion “reversal.”
Abortion Bounties? Inside the Fight Against Radical Texas Law SB 8
A new Texas law would ban abortion around six weeks by encouraging vigilante lawsuits against abortion providers, funders, and others, with a strong incentive — at least $10,000 in damages. The fight to stop it from going into effect will likely end up at the Supreme Court.
2021 is a Record-Breaking Year for State Attacks on Abortion. How Are Advocates Fighting Back?
90 abortion restrictions have already been enacted this year. That’s more than any other year since the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade. More are on the way — but some states are fighting to turn the tide.
Will Insurance Pay for My Abortion?
Spoiler alert: probably not. How the Hyde Amendment paved the way for other restrictions on public and private insurance coverage of abortion, and how people pay for their abortions when insurance doesn’t help.
Robin Marty on Preparing for a Post-Roe America
Robin Marty, author of Handbook for a Post-Roe America, on abortion care in the South, why the federal government can’t save abortion access, and what we all need to do to prepare for a future where abortion could be outlawed in some parts of the country.
Outstanding Pro Abortion News and Information!
Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask or didn’t know that you should ask. Thank you keep up the great work!
Always Very Good
Really fascinating and necessary exploration—abortion is reported on often, but I rarely see the kinds of in-depth, thoughtful reporting Garnet gives listeners. Well done.
Thank you for having these important conversations in the world. The better we understand abortion, the more we break down the stigma and increase access!