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.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Mississippi's Abortion Clinic Law

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Lissy Moskowitz, general counsel for NARAL Pro-Choice America, explains developments in the Mississippi law, what it means for the state's only abortion clinic, and how it mirrors battles elsewhere in the US.

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The Takeaway

Growing Number of States Restricting Abortion

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Following in the legislative footsteps of Nebraska, which has had a law on its books for a year that bans abortion after 20 weeks, at least a dozen states are considering some type of restriction to abortion. According to the Guttmacher Institute, by the end of March, seven states will have have enacted 15 new laws that restrict abortion. In South Dakota a new law will soon go into effect that will expand the pre-abortion waiting period from 24 to 72 hours and require counseling from a crisis pregnancy center. Are we seeing a state-by-state permanent change to abortion rights? 

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