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Maine Currents 3/8/17

“Our Rights At Risk- Why the Courts Matter”, a discussion held in Bangor last week, featuring panelists Andrea Irwin, Executive Director of the Mabel Wadsworth Center (, Eliza Townsend, Executive Director of the Maine Women’s Lobby (, and Nicole Golden-Bouchard, Attorney, Spruce Run-Womancare Alliance (

Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Audio recorded by Abbie Strout and edited by Amy Browne

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Maine Currents 10/19/16

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

“Rights At Risk” panel discussion featuring Andrea Irwin, JD, Executive Director of Mabel Wadsworth Center and Eliza Townsend, Executive Director of the Maine Women’s Lobby, discussing the impacts of court decisions on women’s reproductive rights here in Maine and across the country. Judy Kahrl of Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights facilitated. Recorded at the Bangor Public Library on September 29th, 2016.

We also have a report on Friday’s announcement that a mining company’s lawsuit against the country of El Salvador was dismissed after 7 years of struggle.