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Abortion & Women’s Rights 1970 – Documentary

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm



| $15

As a continuation of our “Sex, Politics & Cocktails 2020” virtual series, Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund IE PAC is proud to premiere the first known documentary about abortion, “Abortion & Women’s Rights 1970,” on Thursday, October 8th at 6:00pm. The screening of the documentary (running time: 27 minutes) will be followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers.

Please join Meagan Gallagher, President and CEO of the Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund, and panelists Jane Pincus (co-founder of Our Bodies Ourselves), Mary Summers (political science professor at the University of Pennsylvania), Karen Weinstein (elected official and activist in California), and Kelsey Phillips (Director of DEI and Organizational Culture, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England), as they discuss people’s experiences obtaining illegal abortion care in the early 1970s, the reproductive justice movement, and the country’s Movement for Black Lives and its intersection with sexual and reproductive health care.


October 8
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


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