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Straight from the FEMINIST SLEEPER CELL, the Abortion Access Force podcast breaks down the ever-changing, ever bats**t, ever rageful news that affects our reproductive lives. Listen as hosts Lizz Winstead, Moji Alawode-El, Marie Khan and guests, expose the creeps hellbent on destroying access to birth control, abortion and basically everything logical.

Informative. Intersectional. Fun as F**k.

Feminist Sleeper Cell Abortion Access Force

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Straight from the FEMINIST SLEEPER CELL, the Abortion Access Force podcast breaks down the ever-changing, ever bats**t, ever rageful news that affects our reproductive lives. Listen as hosts Lizz Winstead, Moji Alawode-El, Marie Khan and guests, expose the creeps hellbent on destroying access to birth control, abortion and basically everything logical.

Informative. Intersectional. Fun as F**k.

    Episode 66: If a Republican Falls in the Forest and No One is There, Do They Make an Ultrasound?

    Episode 66: If a Republican Falls in the Forest and No One is There, Do They Make an Ultrasound?

    Hello Sleeper Cellmates! The theme of today's pod is, “If at first you don’t succeed at reproductive coercion, try, try again!” Marie and Lizz are steering the ship this week and will break down the week in “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop” f*****g with your rights. 







    It’s a boatload of misogyny and we are about to capsize! 







    GATHERED IN THE SLEEPER CELL







    Lizz Winstead @lizzwinstead







    Marie Khan @mkhanj















    BREAKING NEWS







    * Mississippi Joy Today!* https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/healthcare/appeals-court-blocks-mississippi-heartbeat-abortion-ban







    Quick Hits







    * Iowa Wants 72 Hour Waiting Period* https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2020/02/18/iowa-senate-republicans-advance-new-72-hour-waiting-period-abortion-supreme-court-unconstitutional/4793574002/* This is who proposed it- https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/6/5/1862889/-Crazy-Stupid-Republican-of-the-Day-Brad-Zaun-2019-Update* Oh PS Iowa wants to know who you have sex with- https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2020/02/17/republican-dennis-guth-iowa-senate-marriage-licence-divorce-2130-bill/







    * Tennessee Wants State Funding Allocations to Count Fetuses* https://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Government/2020/02/11/Van-Huss-files-bill-allowing-cities-to-count-fetuses-in-allocation-of-state-funds* Text of the bill- http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/HB2296.pdf







    * Utah Pushing the Ultrasounds* https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/utah-bill-would-impose-a-pre-abortion-ultrasound-requirement/ar-BB10csjW







    Meaty Story  







    * Colorado Anti Communities Pushing 22 Week Ban* https://coloradosun.com/2019/09/19/colorado-abortion-ban-22-weeks-signatures/* https://coloradosun.com/2020/02/19/colorado-22-week-abortion-ban-campaign/







    Announcements







    * Union Hall Show talkback with Dr. Seneca Joyner- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IloRThizD3E* Our sister org Abortion Access Front is helping with cost-sharing for anyone looking for a free bus to Washington DC for the Supreme Court opening on March 4, 2020- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScH9Jjka_Z9pdGxEuUrBIrGvTd9l1CHNd42kM4RD85jVmrDYA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3g9Vz9X42f1jYh0FVYN-g5X6EztviHJ0KOIFbmzQPnloYiSIRwTyEN61w* Look at this case- https://w...

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    Episode 65: Keep Your Conscience Out My Tent

    Episode 65: Keep Your Conscience Out My Tent

    This is not a sports podcast, we promise. M&M are joined by Jaye to tackle West Virginia, California, Klobuchar’s ridiculous party unity statement, and the “fantasy movement” of pro-choice terrorism. The day pro-choice abortion terrorists exist and are more of a threat than white supremacy, Marie will join Dan Lipinski in his personal tent. COME JOIN US IN WASHINGTON, DC MARCH 4TH. 







    GATHERED IN THE SLEEPER CELL







    Jaye McBride @jayemcbride







    Moji Alawode-El @mojilocks







    Marie Khan @mkhanj















    Quick Hits







    * West Virginia: FOCUS ON YOUR ACTUAL CHILDREN* https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/west-virginia-senate-passes-born-alive-abortion-bill* https://www.jurist.org/news/2020/02/west-virginia-senate-passes-born-alive-bill/* Gov Jim Justice Continues to be Racist* https://www.register-herald.com/sports/justice-they-re-a-bunch-of-thugs/article_9cd95d82-4d57-11ea-8596-f76726a5a528.html







    * Get Out of My Tent, Amy Klobuchar* https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/482607-klobuchar-we-need-to-build-a-big-tent-for-anti-abortion-democrats* https://rewire.news/article/2020/02/12/klobuchar-democrats-should-be-a-big-tent-with-abortion-rights-foes/







    * California Fights Federal HHS over State’s Universal Abortion Insurance Requirement* https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2020/02/12/California-fights-feds-over-abortion-conscience-laws-health-funds/7881581516466/















    Meaty Story  







    * Let’s Talk About ‘Pro-Choice’ Terrorism* https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-fbi-makes-a-bizarre-claim-about-pro-choice-terrorism* https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/15/opinion/black-identity-extremism-fbi-trump.html* https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/anti-abortion-white-supremacy/?fbclid=IwAR3OcEZXzwjLz_cPggrzZjr48jT9YM7_w5-2L5G8OYoO5KuWca0OMWRqmf8







    Announcements







    * Union Hall Show- https://www.unionhallny.com/e/abortion-access-front-presents-feminist-buzzkills-of-comedy-90740678813/* Our sister org Abortion Access Front is helping with cost-sharing for anyone looking for a free bus to Washington DC for the Supreme Court opening on March 4, 2020- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScH9Jjka_Z9pdGxEuUrBIrGvTd9l1CHNd42kM4RD85jVmrDYA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3g9Vz9X42f1jYh0FVYN-g5X6EztviHJ0KOIFbmzQPnloYiSIRwTyEN61w

    • 35 min
    Episode 64: Wet Willy Cheeto

    Episode 64: Wet Willy Cheeto

    THE POD JIHAD HAS GATHERED. Coming in hot in advance of their Bollywood debut, we have sex educator and abortion access activist Anqa Khan . Along with the classic Moji-Marie ensemble, they take on Florida’s TRAP law b******t going after minors, the performative joke that was the State of the Union, and the outright lies abortion reversal spokespeople push. Spoiler alert: abortion is still legal. 







    GATHERED IN THE SLEEPER CELL







    Moji Alawode-El @mojilocks







    Anqa Khan @anqakhan







    Marie Khan @mkhanj















    Quick Hits







    * State of Washington Suing HHS Over Abortion Insurance Paperwork* (initial story): https://www.newsweek.com/new-affordable-care-act-rule-requires-insurers-bill-abortion-coverage-separately-1478605* https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Abortion.pdf* https://www.courthousenews.com/abortion-18/







    * Florida Continues to TRAP Pregnant Minors* https://www.wtxl.com/news/local-news/florida-senate-passes-bill-requiring-minors-to-get-parental-consent-before-getting-abortions* https://www.kut.org/post/judges-texas-are-inconsistent-about-allowing-minors-get-abortions-without-parental-consent







    Meaty Stories  







    * Trump’s Attempt at Giving SOTU Address* https://time.com/5777857/state-of-the-union-transcript-2020/ * Rewire piece: https://rewire.news/article/2020/02/05/trumps-cynical-ploy-on-later-abortion-in-state-of-the-union/* Check out our sibling org Abortion Access Front’s SOTU segment: https://www.facebook.com/AbortionFront/videos/860441141061299/







    * WHY IS THE ABORTION PILL REVERSAL TREND CONTINUING INTO 2020* http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2019-2020/billintroduced/House/pdf/2020-HIB-5374.pdf* https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2020/02/michigan-bill-would-force-doctors-to-suggest-dangerous-unproven-abortion-reversal/* Dangerous researching findings * https://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Citation/2020/01000/Mifepristone_Antagonization_With_Progesterone_to.21.aspx* https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/12/05/785262221/safety-problems-lead-to-early-end-for-study-of-abortion-pill-reversal







    Announcements







    * Atlanta Show- http://www.badearl.com/events/5310/The-Female-Buzzkills-of-Comedy  &n...

    • 57 min
    Episode 63: If You Think It’s Genocide, Why Are You Dancing?

    Episode 63: If You Think It’s Genocide, Why Are You Dancing?

    We didn’t do the pod last week because we were raising hell at the March for Life in DC. Can’t let the anti-choice monsters have the last word on this, especially because Trump showed up. Also Kansas and Utah are trying to birth stupid, unconstitutional laws into existence and fake clinic Title X care is REALLY expensive. 







    GATHERED IN THE SLEEPER CELL







    Lizz Winstead @lizzwinstead 







    Marie Khan @mjkhhn







    Moji Alawode-El @mojilocks







    MARCH FOR LIFE WEEK







    Black Cat Show







    Chelsea Shorte @ChikaChels







    Jill Gonzalez @JillGonzalezTV







    Jaye McBride @jayemcbride







    Joyelle Nicole @joyellenicole







    Maysoon Zayid @maysoonzayid AND TedTalk









    https://www.ted.com/talks/maysoon_zayid_i_got_99_problems_palsy_is_just_one?language=en









    Lizz Winstead @lizzwinstead







    Show Talkback Crew







    DuPont Clinic- https://dupontclinic.com/







    DC Abortion Fund- https://dcabortionfund.org/







    Center for Repro Rights- https://reproductiverights.org/















    March for Life Actions/Activities







    Save the Storks breaking news- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFMKJFuktAE







    Trump March for Life transcript







    https://www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/donald-trump-speech-transcript-trump-speaks-at-march-for-life-event







    FEMM App Pod link- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-58-meet-sean-fieler-koch-brother-anti-abortion/id1024793733?i=1000457619153







    Washington Post article- https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/the-scene-during-the-march-for-life-rally-in-washington/2020/01/24/db46ce6e-3ed5-11ea-b90d-5652806c3b3a_gallery.html







    Quick Hits







    * Obria Costs Keep on Rising 









    https://rewire.news/article/2020/01/28/documents-show-government-funding-of-anti-choice-clinics-a-futile-project/









    * Kansas Keeps on Trampling on Abortion Rights







    “Amending the bill of rights of the constitution of the state of Kansas to reserve to the people the right to regulate abortion through their elected state representatives and senators.” -http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2019_20/measures/HCR5019/







    Great commentary piece by Julie Burkhart:https://www.kansas.com/opinion/guest-commentary/article239716693.html







    * Utah Looks to Further Drive Up the Cost of Abortion







    Under S.B. 67, sponsored by Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, women would be required to chose what happens to the fetal remains.

    • 48 min
    Episode 62: Shameless Plug

    Episode 62: Shameless Plug

    This week in the cell Moji , Marie and Lizz breakdown the week in fuckery. 







    We always love when pop culture talks about abortion but man, even when they are trying to good, it doesn’t help when they don’t do research. (Looking at you Shameless)







    Plus Indiana shames you into thinking you are a bad person if you don’t want to have a funeral for your blood soaked maxi pad. 







    Also, great news that you already knew, research shows 95% of people who have abortions, DO NOT… SAY IT WITH ME... FEEL REGRET! 







    GATHERED IN THE SLEEPER CELL







    Lizz Winstead @lizzwinstead 







    Marie Khan @mjkhhn







    Moji Alawode-el @mojilocks







    Quick Hits







    -Showtime show Shameless Talked about Abortion Access last Week and it was...off







    * Season 10, episode 9   “O Captain, My Captain”* Directed by - Anthony Hardwick * Writing credits: Created by Paul Abbot, Written by…. DUDES! UGH Philip Busier and Executive Story Editor Sherman Payne 







    -Texas Is Dictating Donation Options for State Employees 







    -Wisconsin Has Too Many Catholics (Hospitals)







    -Virginia Has Decided to Pass the ERA 







    * Get involved to ratify the ERA! 







    Meaty Stories/Mentions







    -Indiana Wants Legislate Grief in Abortions







    SIX DEGRESS OF ABORTION 







    * Meghan Markle and Harry leaving their current roles in the UK > Meghan has publically posted abour her pro-choice support > Lizz winssss           







    LINQS!!!







    WHERE HOLLYWOOD WRITERS CAN GET THE FACTS! 







    * Us duh.* ANSHR* Hollywood Health and Society







    ABORTION ON TV Experts!







    * Gretchen Sisson @gesission* Steph Herold @stephHerold







    OG AWFUL 







    BISHOPS TESTIFYING ABOUT CONTRACEPTION 















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    • 56 min
    Episode 61: Always Swipe Left On Petersen

    Episode 61: Always Swipe Left On Petersen

    The unholy trinity of Moji, Jaye and Marie have returned to address THE B******T. The infamous (alleged) human trafficker of Maricopa County has finally resigned his elected position, to focus on his felony charges full-time! Meanwhile in Missouri Rep. Mike Moon has taken a break from beheading poultry (there’s a video) to lobby for police at abortion clinics; spoiler alert, ABORTION IS STILL LEGAL. Make sure you’re better equipped to support abortion access by reviewing the Center for Reproductive Rights excellent interactive map, detailing which states are hostile and ripe for anti-choice political action should Roe fall. 







    SHOW NOTES: 







    Jaye McBride @jayemcbride







    Marie Khan @mjkhhn







    Moji Alawode-el @mojilocks







    GATHERED IN THE SLEEPER CELL     







    Quick Hits







    -Another man named Petersen is victimizing women!







    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/01/07/maricopa-assessor-paul-petersen-resigns-ahead-adoption-fraud-trial/2838741001/







    -What if Roe Falls? 







    https://reproductiverights.org/what-if-roe-fell















    Main Stories







    * (Another) D&E Ban is Proposed in Nebraska







    https://www.omaha.com/news/state_and_regional/bill-banning-abortion-method-among-dozens-introduced-as-nebraska-legislature/article_9ad8fba5-5f43-548a-baa6-0b4297d6092d.html







    2. Let’s Police the Only Abortion Clinic in Missouri









    https://rewire.news/article/2020/01/08/missouri-republicans-have-cops-stop-abortions/









    https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeMoon/videos/793937400773179/







    3. Parental Consent Doesn’t Keep Minors Safe, and Massachusetts is Trying to Fix That 







    https://www.heraldnews.com/news/20200108/in-massachusetts-minors-need-permission-for-abortion-but-that-could-change







    ALL THE HOUSEKEEPING







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