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The Witch Hunt Part II:Midwifery & the Myth of Freedom

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Tonight my guest is Michelle Gober, she is a midwife and birth activist. She attended the 2nd Annual Birth Activist Retreat in Utah, and is a volunteer for the U.S. Human Rights in Childbirth Legal Defense Network.  She received her midwifery training in the controversial birth states of Arizona and North Carolina.She initiated fundraising efforts for Rowan Bailey's bail and legal defense.
 
Later in the program we will be joined by Hermine Hayes-Klein an Attorney and the director of the Bynkershoek Research Center for Reproductive Rights (RCRR) at the Bynkershoek Institute in The Hague.
In 2012 she organized a conference on Human Rights in Childbirth in The Hague, along with a team of volunteers. The conference and the issues it addressed were memorialized in the documentary Freedom for Birth.  
We will be discussing the ultimate responsibility of the parents, the rights of the birthing mother and the persecution of midwives and more. Please join us live or in the chat room.&n

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