Rising Up 5/12/2022
This week, in light of the Supreme Courts leaked draft ruling overturning the Roe Vs. Wade abortion precedent, well examine the broader implications. First, Michele Goodwin, UC Irvine professor and author of Policing the Womb will link abortion bans to the racist police state and how abortion opponents rely on broader criminalization tactics. Then, Chrissy Stroop, senior correspondent for Religion Dispatches, will share her thoughts on whether overturning same sex marriage and criminalizing transgender people is next for the extreme Christian right. Finally, well pivot to climate change. In light of the World Meteorological Organizations announcement this week that there is a 50% chance of hitting 1.5 degrees Celsius on average global temperatures in the next five years, well turn to Peter Fiekowsky, author of Climate Restoration: The Only Future That Will Sustain the Human Race.
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