Roe V Wade
Thursday, July 12, 2012
In this broadcast of Maincurrents, three panelists -- all men -- examine recent legislation to "liberalize" existing abortion restrictions, leading to a wide-ranging discussion of the practice, both in the United States and abroad, as well as the historical basis for restrictions.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Merle Hoffman talks about her career as a crusader for women's right to choose. Her memoir Intimate Wars: The Life and Times of the Woman Who Brought Abortion from the Back Ally to the Board Room chronicles her experiences on the front lines of the feminist movement and in the battle for choice.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
I think we're going to see a huge surge not just in this kind of legislation at the state level, but a huge surge in states saying, "Well, if fetal pain is the new standard then we're going to try for fetal pain," and that will have the effect of hollowing out Roe v. Wade without the [Supreme] Court having to lift a finger.
—Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor at Slate.