“We’ve been playing defense too long,” says Sady Doyle, founder of Tigerbeatdown.com and one of the architects of a new Twitter campaign to pressure Congress to shut down a new bill in the House that would further limit women’s access to abortion. The #dearjohn campaign, along with other actions, helped convince Republican Chris Smith that he should take controversial language around “forcible” rape out of the bill, but the activists aren’t backing down.
Sady and health care advocate Eesha Pandit join Laura in studio to discuss H.R. 3, the Republicans’ skewed sense of priorities, the Democrats who are complicit, and why it’s time to go on the offensive over abortion.
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