Podcast: Musicians for Abortion Rights

At this year’s Glastonbury Music Festival, performers openly criticized the cancellation of Roe vs. Wade what happened the same week. It was reminiscent of a similar movement almost 30 years ago, when feminist rock bands founded Rock for Choice and rallied a generation to fight for access to abortion.

Today is the history of that movement – and whether it can be repeated. Read the full transcript here.

Master: Gustavo Arellano

Guests: LA Times music reporter Susie Exposito

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