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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (101 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Women Make Movies, 2017.

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Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Michele Goodwin, Lynn Paltrow, Dr. David Grimes, Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas, Carole Joffe, Carol Tobias, Andrea Friedman, Faith Groesbeck, Richard Viguerie
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Women Make Movies in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
This is the real-life version of ́The Handmaid́s Tale.́ In America today, a radical movement has tightened its grip on state power, seeking to control whether and how women bear children. In this crusade, pregnant women are subject to state control, surveillance, and punishment. Even women who dońt want an abortion face shocking riskślike the pregnant woman in Alabama who faced criminal charges for taking half a Valium. Or like the grieving woman in Nebraska who, already devastated by a bleak diagnosis at 22 weeks, was forced to continue an unviable and dangerous pregnancy because of a new "fetal pain" law.. BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY tells these stories of women caught up in a frightening new legal system, which criminalizes and physically violates women, threatens our lives, and challenges our constitutional protections.. "Birthright: A War Story packs a powerful message: that reproduction has become perilous for women in America." - The New York Times
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Human rights.
Genre: Documentary films.

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