Podcast: Musicians for abortion rights redux

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members of te punk band L7 at Santa Monica beach in 1992.
Donita Sparks, left, and the rest of the L7 punk band at Santa Monica beach in 1992. (Damion Romero)

At this year's Glastonbury music festival , performers openly criticized onstage the overturning of Roe vs. Wade, which happened that same week. It recalled a similar movement nearly 30 years earlier, when feminist rock groups started Rock for Choice and rallied a generation to fight for abortion access.

Today, the history of that movement — and whether it can happen again. Read the full transcript here.

Host: Gustavo Arellano

Guests: L.A. Times music reporter Suzy Exposito

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This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.