A Single Woman Who Likes Sex! Or; Reclaiming the Morality of Abortion

Originally posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/czuT1Ze4tBg In 2008, the Democratic party dropped its language dropped its old abortion language ("safe, legal and rare"), which had asked that women not have abortions unless they absolutely must, and changed the official platform. In other words, it stopped patronizing women into feeling like Abortion is something they should apologize [...]

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 [...]

The Catholic War on Women {aTV 005}

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org DISCUSSED: Abortion, Pope Francis, Patriarchy, Does the choice movement need an “it gets better” campaign to empower women to not hide/ apologize about their abortions?, Roe v. Wade, Clinic defenders, Abortion stories, How the Bible teaches women to abort unwanted pregnancy, Bad Choices, Being a target of a pro-life “wanted” poster, [...]

Should Women Apologize for Abortion?

Originally posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/Hz8XjfcRJCA Kelly Carlin and Katie Klabusich on Acronym TV discuss the war on women. It’s been over 40 years since the Supreme Court decided, in Roe v Wade, that women have a constitutional right to abortion. The legal argument was based around the concept that women had a right to privacy under the due [...]