Abort Trump, #BernieorBust and #OpJillStein | Acronym podcast #06

Donald Trump embarrassed himself in a one-on-one with Chris Matthews. Will this kill his campaign? I don’t think so. Also, we talk about Anonymous new #OpJillStein Campaign and we interview Zaid Jilani of The Intercept on Bernie Sanders and the Superdelegates.

The Pope and The Pornographer – What is the Difference? 

http://youtu.be/FIX4KHFZtXo “There is a big difference between being anti-pornography and anti sex worker,” says Taylor. “Stop Patriarchy does stand firmly against pornography, against the sex industry, against the commodification of women’s bodies, against the sexualized degradation of women, and just to be real: what is going on in pornography today is exactly part of this [...]

Why I Support The Abortion Rights Freedom Ride: Ground Zero Texas

Texas Governor Rick Perry is on the record with his objective to “make abortion a thing of the past.” Looking at the evidence, it is hard not to come to any other conclusion than the war on women is being won by a radical and regressively religious agenda. Six states in the nation have only a single abortion clinic left. By September 1st of this year, Texas is likely to have only six abortion clinics operating. The group End Pornography and Patriarchy: The Enslavement and Degradation of Women is embarking on an Abortion Rights Freedom Ride across the state of Texas this August, and the freedom ride has set high expectations for itself, including:

Praying for Women, or Preying On Them?

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/ImZEIIB2yuY In this episode clip from Acronym TV’s full program on the Catholic War on Women, Katie Klabusich relates her harrowing experience as a target of a “Wanted Poster” campaign from the Pro-Life Action League. “They decided for Lent this year to put together an Internet meme asking people to pray for [...]

Coming Out of The Abortion Closet

Kelly Carlin, in this clip from the full Acronym TV episode (The Catholic War On Women, watch the full episode here) decides to come out of the abortion closet: “I’m outing myself here, I’m outing myself in my (forthcoming) book.  I had two abortions when I was a teenager. I was a reckless crazy girl… I was really privileged (and) I was lucky. I had parents who had money. I had access to access to a clinic, it was private and it was the way it has been done for rich people forever.”

Patriarchy and Religion: Built to Oppress Women

Originally posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/fT1yfIRVEE8 In this clip from the full Acronym TV episode (The Catholic War On Women, watch the full episode here) Katie Klabusich and Kelly Carlin answer host Dennis Trainor, Jr.’s questions: How much does religious dogma and/or men in long white dresses with funny hats hold women back from being an equal [...]