Kelly Poelker

July 2022 LFTEE: Supreme Court Decision

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In the U.S., the month of July is synonymous with patriotism and celebrating freedom. The 4th of July holiday is a celebration of our nation’s independence and the rights of the American people. 

That is… unless you’re a woman, as of June 24th, 2022.

In light of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade, I find myself quiet, struggling to find the words for this month’s Letter from the Executive Editor. 

So, I will leave it at this:

To the women across America who already fought and won the battle… 

To the women having to fight it again…

 And to the future generations of women we are raising… 

I am sorry. 

In the words of the late RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice) … I dissent.

If you are a podcaster who is interested in expressing your dismay with the Supreme Court’s recent decision, consider joining the cadre of podcasters across the industry who are rallying to record and place pre-roll messages advocating for women’s rights in the U.S. This movement was started by Earbuds Collective Founder Arielle Nissenblatt. Podcast Magazine supports this heroic undertaking. For more information, contact Arielle on Twitter — @arithisandthat. 

 

July 2022 Issue

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