PODCAST: ‘Birthright: A War Story’

In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Civia Tamarkin, director of “Birthright: A War Story,” a new documentary looking at the attack on women’s reproductive rights in the U.S.

Women’s reproductive rights are under attack, yet again. In the United States, women are being jailed, physically violated, traumatized, endangered, and even dying as a result of increasing restrictions on abortion rights and limited control over their reproductive health. A new documentary, Birthright: A War Story, tells the stories of real women who have become collateral damage in the aggressive campaign to control women’s bodies and reproductive capacity.

In this episode, I speak with the director of Birthright, Civia Tamarkin, about the film and the horrifying reality of women living in the United States today.

Birthright: A War Story premieres today in New York City. To find a screening near you, visit birthrightfilm.com.

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, I-D, Truthdig, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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