Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

A Trump-appointed Texas judge could force a major abortion pill off the market

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

A decision is expected soon in a case challenging the FDA's approval of mifepristone, a drug commonly used to induce abortions.

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50 years after Roe v. Wade, many abortion providers are changing how they do business

Sunday, January 22, 2023

The overturning of the Roe v. Wade decision just months ahead of its 50th anniversary has prompted many abortion providers to shift how they serve patients.

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At the first March for Life post-Roe, anti-abortion activists say fight isn't over

Friday, January 20, 2023

Seven months after overturning the constitutional right to an abortion, anti-abortion rights activists are celebrating their victories and planning their next steps at their annual march in D.C

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Roe v. Wade has been overturned but the annual March for Life continues

Friday, January 20, 2023

Just ahead of the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, abortion rights opponents will hold a March for Life Friday in Washington, D.C., and celebrate the overturning of the landmark court ruling.

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What states are looking to do with abortion legislation in 2023

Thursday, January 05, 2023

Lawmakers in many states will be returning to their state capitols in the New Year with a vastly different legal landscape surrounding abortion rights than one year ago.

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The overturning of Roe v. Wade made history in 2022

Saturday, December 31, 2022

The constitutional right to abortion ended this year, with clinics closing in states that banned the procedure, and patients who could traveling to states where abortion is allowed.

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Why was Pakistani pop culture so big in 2022?

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

2022 saw a rise of Pakistani pop culture worldwide, punctuated by a Grammy win, Ms. Marvel and an ovation at Cannes.

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Why some rural universities are dropping dozens of programs

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Hechinger Report Author Jon Marcus about the financial woes of rural universities and why some are dropping dozens of programs.

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Fewer abortions, more vasectomies: Why the procedure may be getting more popular

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

In response to growing abortion restrictions, many health care providers report a rising number of patients seeking vasectomy care.

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Former evangelical activist says he 'pushed the boundaries' in Supreme Court dealings

Thursday, December 08, 2022

During a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, the Rev. Rob Schenck said he knew the outcome of a pivotal religious freedom decision weeks before the Supreme Court released it in 2014.

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Director Laura Poitras on her new documentary 'All the Beauty and the Bloodshed'

Saturday, December 03, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with director Laura Poitras about her new documentary, "All the Beauty and the Bloodshed," a chronicle of photographer Nan Goldin's activism in the opioid epidemic.

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Biden cheers latest job report but inflation worries persist

Saturday, December 03, 2022

The US job market is strong, with employers adding more than a quarter-million jobs every month. President Biden cheered the latest jobs report, but it could put more fuel on the fire of inflation.

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Lily Brooks-Dalton on her new novel 'The Light Pirate'

Saturday, December 03, 2022

Intense storms ravage Florida. Heat makes it deadly during the day, but a few people stay. NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Lily Brooks-Dalton about her new novel, "The Light Pirate."

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Week in politics: Support for same-sex marriage in the Senate; more trouble for Trump

Saturday, December 03, 2022

A change in the Democrat's presidential nominating calendar is under consideration, significant support in the Senate for same-sex marriage, and more trouble for former President Trump.

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Georgia Senate runoff election reaches final week of campaigning

Saturday, December 03, 2022

It's the final weekend of campaigning in Georgia's Senate runoff election, between incumbent Raphael Warnock and his Republican challenger, Herschel Walker.

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U.S. faces the Netherlands today as FIFA World Cup reaches knockout stage

Saturday, December 03, 2022

The knockout stage at the FIFA World Cup kicks off on Saturday as the U.S. faces the Netherlands' powerhouse team.

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Research sheds light on the dramatic rise in gun-related deaths since 2004

Saturday, December 03, 2022

Gun-related deaths have risen dramatically since 2004. NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks to researcher Eric Fleegler about a recent study of these deaths, looking at the last 30 years.

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Biden administration says it is making progress slowing the rate of fentanyl deaths

Saturday, December 03, 2022

There were a record number of fatal drug overdoses in the U.S. in 2021. The Biden administration says it is making progress slowing the rate of deaths linked to fentanyl.

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'Mr. Christmas' of Richmond, Virginia is ready to retire his holiday lights

Saturday, December 03, 2022

Mr. Christmas, Frank Hudak of Richmond, VA is ready to retire his home's dazzling light display after decades of holiday cheer. He talks with NPR's Sarah McCammon about it.

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Virginia city honors the 6 victims of last week's Walmart shooting

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

People gathered in Chesapeake, Va., for a candlelight vigil Monday to honor the victims of the Walmart mass shooting. The shooter, a supervisor at Walmart, turned the gun on himself.

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