CFFC Podcasts – 2006
Abortion, Morality & Responsibility
30 March 2006
On 3 March 2006, more than 50 prochoice movement leaders, providers and outside experts working for safe and legal access to abortion and the right of individuals to make personal and moral decisions about their pregnancy options met in Washington DC for a day long meeting entitled, “Abortion, Morality and Responsibility.”
Co-sponsored by CFFC and the Center for American Progress, the meeting served as an opportunity for movement leaders, providers and outside experts to focus on the ethical aspects of abortion itself and preventing unintended pregnancies.
The opening session of the meeting, moderated by commentator Bill Press, expanded a what was originally an online dialogue between Slate’s national correspondent William Saletan and The Nation columnist Katha Pollitt:Is Abortion Bad?
- Welcoming Remarks & Introduction
[MP4, 03:59, 5.38 MB]
- The Morality of Abortion
[MP4, 07:38, 10 MB]
- Is There Common Ground?
[MP4, 04:55, 6.67 MB]
- The Success Story
[MP4, 04:51, 6.58 MB]
- Messages We Hear
[MP4, 08:01, 10.85 MB]
- The Moral Highground
[MP4, 04:47, 6.50 MB]
If you are interested in the subjects discussed in these videocasts, you might want to read some of the following works:
William Saletan, “Three Decades After Roe, a War We Can All Support,” New York Times, 22 January 2006.
Katha Pollitt, Prochoice Puritans, The Nation, 26 January 2006.
William Saletan & Katha Pollitt, “Dialogues: Is Abortion Bad?” Slate.com, 1-3 February 2006.
Frances Kissling, submission to Slate.com’s “The Fray,” 2 February 2006.
Frances Kissling, “Is There Life After Roe?” Conscience, Winter 2004-05.
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