Streams

 

Abortion

The Takeaway

Critics: Texas Abortion Law Hurts Poor, Latina Women | Yankees' A-Rod, 12 Other Players Receive MLB Suspensions | Trial Begins for Fort Hood Army Base Shooting

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Critics: Texas Abortion Law Hurts Poor, Latina Women | Yankees' A-Rod, 12 Other Players Receive MLB Suspensions | Trial Begins for Fort Hood Army Base Shooting | Messy Desks a Sign of Creativity | Washington Post Sale: The End of a Family Dynasty? | A Journey From Mythology to Reality: ...

On Being

David Gushee and Frances Kissling — Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, Pro-Dialogue [remix]

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Comment

On Being

[Unedited] David Gushee and Frances Kissling with Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Comment

The Leonard Lopate Show

Politics and Abortion Rights

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Slate's Amanda Marcotte talks about the move in many states pass restrictions on abortion access and how those efforts are being received. She'll also look at other women's issues in the news.

Comments [5]

The Takeaway

Special Session Marks Round Two in Texas Abortion Battle

Monday, July 01, 2013

Last Tuesday, Senator Wendy Davis filibustered her way to the national stage after spending nearly 11 hours speaking in order to block Senate Bill 5 from passing in the Texas legislature. But the very next day, Texas Governor Rick Perry announced he wasn’t giving up the fight just yet. Instead, the Governor called a special legislative session to take up the bill. Erica Greider is the senior editor at Texas Monthly.

Comments [3]

The Takeaway

Mass Anti-Government Protests in Egypt, Round Two of Texas Abortion Debate, Reflecting on the Battle of Gettysburg

Monday, July 01, 2013

New Listeners Start Here! | C.E.O. Pay Continues to Climb | Special Session Marks Round Two in Texas Abortion Battle | The Battle of Gettysburg, 150 Years Later | Millions of Egyptians Take to the Streets to Demand Morsi's Resignation | Nelson Mandela's Lifelong Friend Reflects on the Ailing Leader | The Changing Mission of the All-American Paratroopers

 

Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Argle-Bargle Gabfest

Friday, June 28, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: SCOTUS on same-sex marriage and the Voting Rights Act. Also, an epic filibuster in Texas.

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Fast Item #2: State/s of Abortion Rights

Friday, June 28, 2013

Elizabeth NashGuttmacher Institute’s State Issues Manager, looks at the landscape of abortion rights across the country.

Comments [4]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Fast, Deep, and Out of Control: A BL Show Experiment

Friday, June 28, 2013

It's a Brian Lehrer Show experiment called "Fast, Deep, and Out of Control." One hour of quick-hit segments; one hour deep dive; and one "out of control" call-in. Wendy Davis’ filibuster shone a spotlight on a legislative battle over abortion access in Texas. We’ll look at the wider landscape of abortion rights in the U.S. Then, the root of extradition agreements and how they work; and why the National Institutes of Health have announced they’re moving away from research on our close relatives, chimpanzees. Plus: a special deep dive on affirmative action – including the history of the policy, goals, and how to know when it’s working.

Comments [2]

WNYC News

Clock Running Down on Cuomo's Agenda

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

WNYC

In his State of the State address earlier this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed he'd push through an aggressive agenda on women's rights, government reform and the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana. But with the clock running out on this year's session that is ending Friday, none ...

Comments [1]

The Takeaway

G.O.P Reopens Fight on Abortion Limits to Court Conservative Base

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

House Republicans are gearing up to reopen the fight on abortion limits—even if a new bill has no chance of passing. G.O.P congressional representatives are introducing a new bill today that would prohibit women from having an abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy, an effort that is seen as one of the most restrictive pieces of abortion legislation to be voted on in the last decade, and one that would not get past Democrats in the Senate, or the White House. Molly Ball, political writer for The Atlantic, weighs in on this legislation and it's deeper meaning.

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Cuomo's Agenda in Danger as Session Wanes

Monday, June 17, 2013

There are three days left in the legislative session, and chances are dimming for a settlement on an abortion rights provision in a women’s equality act, and for reform of campaign financing and other anti-corruption measures.  

Comment

WNYC News

Republican Leader: Governor Cuomo's Abortion Bill Not Coming to the Floor

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

A key component of Governor Cuomo's 20-13 agenda appears in jeopardy. The governor said Wednesday he does not have enough votes in the state senate to bring an abortion bill he has championed to the floor.

Comments [1]

The Takeaway

Pro-Life Legislators Score a Victory in North Dakota

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple signed the nation's toughest abortion legislation into law yesterday despite the presence of protesters outside. The law bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat is "detectable," as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

Comments [5]

The Takeaway

Arkansas Passes Country's Most Restrictive Ban on Abortion

Thursday, March 07, 2013

On Wednesday, Arkansas passed into law the country’s most restrictive ban on abortion to date. The ruling denies women the right to an abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy, setting a term limit that is 12 weeks earlier than the limit established by Supreme Court decisions. Jason Rapert, Republican Arkansas State Senator sponsored the bill.  State Representative Greg Leding, an Arkansas Democrat and House Minority Leader, opposed it.

Comments [6]

WNYC News

Senate Coalition Leaders Disagree Over Abortion Rights

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos says he’s strongly opposed to Governor Cuomo’s reproductive health act, saying it would lead to too many late term abortions. Pro choice lawmakers and advocates say they disagree with the Senator’s interpretation.

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Is this the End of "Pro-Choice"?

Friday, January 25, 2013

Planned Parenthood recently said they are dropping the terms "pro-choice" when talking about their abortion-rights agenda. Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, tells Brian Lehrer why.

Comments [81]

The New Yorker: Political Scene

Jeffrey Toobin and Jill Lepore discuss abortion rights on the fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Jeffrey Toobin and Jill Lepore discuss abortion rights on the fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Comment

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaway | January 17, 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Mali Unrest Spills into Neighboring Algeria | How to Crowd-Source a Story | Foreclosure Filings Fell Three Percent in 2012 | What Would It Take to Stop Texting While Driving? | The Last Four Doctors Who Perform Third-Trimester Abortions

The Takeaway

These Are the Last Four Doctors Who Perform Third-Trimester Abortions

Thursday, January 17, 2013

There are nine states that currently allow third trimester abortions without restriction. And — after the murder of Doctor George Tiller in 2009 — only four doctors in the country perform them. A new documentary, "After Tiller," centers on these doctors, their work, and what they face each day. Lana Wilson is the film’s co-director, along with Martha Shane. Dr. Susan Robinson is one of the four doctors profiled in "After Tiller."

Comments [7]