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Jennifer Ludden

Jennifer Ludden appears in the following:

For At-Risk Kids, Mentors Provide Far More Than Just Homework Help

Thursday, October 29, 2015

At Baltimore's Renaissance Academy High School, mentors help students cope with the trauma in their daily lives. The principal says the aim is not just to keep boys in school, but to keep them alive.

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Planned Parenthood To Stop Accepting Reimbursement For Fetal Tissue

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Planned Parenthood says it will no longer accept reimbursement for the cost of providing fetal tissue to researchers. The move is a response to sting videos and accusations that the o...

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Planned Parenthood Undergoes Congressional Scrutiny Over Sting Videos

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

House Republicans questioned the head of Planned Parenthood on Tuesday, on whether the women's health group needs federal funding.

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Amid Controversy, Head Of Planned Parenthood Testifies Before Lawmakers

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A House panel is investigating secretly recorded videos by a group that accuses Planned Parenthood of profiting from the sale of fetal tissue. Here's a rundown of the issues ahead of today's hearing.

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Thousands Descend On Washington, D.C., To See Pope Francis

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Thousands of people, some from far away, stood in line for hours to see Pope Francis pass by in his open-air popemobile. Many say they were drawn by his message of inclusiveness and tolerance.

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Pope-Watchers Stake Out D.C. Parade Route

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Renee Montagne talks with NPR's Jennifer Ludden, who is out among the crowds in Washington, D.C., ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the White House.

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Gay Parents Face Issues With Birth Certificates In Some States

Monday, September 21, 2015

A handful of states are refusing to name both parents from a same-sex couple on a birth certificate, even though its among the benefits named in the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage.

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Baltimore Judge Denies Change Of Venue Request For Freddie Gray Trials

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A Baltimore judge denied a request Thursday for six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray to be tried outside the city.

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House Begins Series Of Hearings On Defunding Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

The House Judiciary Committee held the first hearing Wednesday to investigate whether Planned Parenthood is breaking any laws, but it quickly focused instead on whether abortion should be legal.

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As Opponents Rally Outside The Capitol, Clinton Unveils Broad Iran Plan

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

As Congress debates the Iran nuclear deal, the presidential candidates โ€” from Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump โ€” weigh in on the agreement and expose the political fault lines on national security.

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Baltimore Reaches Tentative Settlement With Freddie Gray Family

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

A tentative wrongful death settlement of more than $6 million has been reached between the city of Baltimore and the family of Freddie Gray.

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Baltimore Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Charges In Freddie Gray Case

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Baltimore's chief prosecutor Marilyn Mosby scored a victory Wednesday at a pre-trial hearing for the six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody.

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During Holy Year, Priests Permitted To Forgive Women Who Had Abortions

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Pope Francis announced that priests will be able to offer absolution to women who've had an abortion. The policy, in place for a year, is part of a Holy Year of Mercy that starts in December.

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Planned Parenthood Says Experts Found Misleading Edits In Videos

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Planned Parenthood has paid forensic experts to comb through undercover videos released by anti-abortion activists, and their report finds significant distortions and misleading edits...

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After A Divorce, What Happens To A Couple's Frozen Embryos?

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Former spouses who disagree over whether their embryos can be destroyed have taken their case to court. In the process, one thing has become clear: how far the law lags behind reproductive technology.

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Planned Parenthood Controversy Raises Questions About Fetal Tissue Research

Friday, July 31, 2015

A series of sting videos targeting Planned Parenthood is raising questions about the field of fetal tissue research. Companies who buy and sell such tissue defend their work.

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Sting Videos Part Of Longtime Campaign Against Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The young anti-abortion activist who planned the recent sting videos on Planned Parenthood staff members has ties to larger group that oppose abortion.

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John Boehner Calls For Probe Of Planned Parenthood After Sting Video

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner is calling for an investigation of Planned Parenthood after a sting video alleged the organization sells aborted fetal body parts, which is illegal.

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Undercover Video Targets Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Activists say the video of a Planned Parenthood official is evidence the group is selling parts from aborted fetuses, which is illegal. Planned Parenthood says tissue is donated for medical research.

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Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Americans Remain Split On Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, June 26, 2015

People from around the country react to Friday's Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage.

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