Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

Anti-abortion rights groups say they don't support criminalizing abortion patients

Thursday, May 12, 2022

A coalition of anti-abortion rights groups has released a letter opposing criminalization of abortion patients.

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What would overturning Roe mean for birth control?

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Overturning Roe v. Wade could threaten birth control and other care, experts say.

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Encore: Religions don't agree on when life begins

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Much of the abortion debate centers on when life begins. It is essentially a religious question, but there is no consensus on the answer. (Story originally aired on Weekend Sunday on May 8, 2022.

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Overturning Roe v. Wade could restrict more than abortion, according to experts

Monday, May 09, 2022

Medical and legal experts say the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade could have implications for other reproductive rights such as contraception and IVF.

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When does life begin? Religions don't agree

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Debates about abortion often center around the issue of when life begins. Some religions say it's at conception. Another says it's with the baby's first breath.

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Some states will ban abortion, others will expand access if Roe v. Wade is overturned

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, there will be a patchwork of standards in different states. Some are poised to ban abortion, others are looking to expand access or prepare for out-of-state patients.

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Abortion-rights advocates and opponents react to possibility of abortion restrictions

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Across the U.S., abortion-rights supporters are amassing resources and planning next steps following the draft Supreme Court decision. More than 20 states have passed or are set to pass abortion bans.

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How the draft Supreme Court opinion overturning 'Roe v. Wade' could impact midterms

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

The draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade sparked a fierce reaction in the political world, with potentially major ramifications for the midterm elections.

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The U.S. Supreme Court appears ready to strike down Roe v. Wade

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

A leaked draft opinion published by Politico suggests that earlier this year a majority of Supreme Court justices supported overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide.

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How Kentucky Republicans blocked all abortions for more than a week

Friday, April 22, 2022

Even without a Supreme Court ruling, a new Kentucky law shut down abortions for several days before a federal court stepped in. Abortion rights groups fear it's just the beginning.

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Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky's new abortion ban

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Abortion has been unavailable in Kentucky for more than a week, after a new state law took effect that puts layers of new requirements on providers.

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The child tax credit was a lifeline. Now some families are falling back into poverty

Friday, April 08, 2022

Payments from the child tax credit were closing the gaps on child hunger and poverty. But Congress failed to renew it. Now families who need it most have already slipped back into financial trouble.

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As medication abortion becomes dominant, red states restrict pills

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

As access to abortion in clinics becomes limited across much of the country, many patients are turning to abortion pills. And conservative state lawmakers are taking notice.

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Several states are proposing new restrictions on abortion pills

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

As access to abortion in medical facilities becomes more limited across parts of the country, many patients are turning to abortion pills. Conservative state lawmakers are taking notice.

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Idaho will ban most abortions in the state as the governor signs Texas-style law

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Most abortions will be illegal in Idaho in about a month — unless the courts intervene. A new law in Idaho is modeled after a Texas abortion ban that took effect in September.

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Idaho prepares to ban most abortions in the state as governor signs Texas-style law

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Barring legal challenges, Idaho's law is scheduled to take effect in about a month. It bans most abortions after about six weeks and allows health care providers to be sued.

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In Chechnya and Syria, ominous signs for Ukraine

Friday, March 11, 2022

From the Chechen Wars through its air campaign in Syria, Russian military operations have often taken a high toll on civilians. What does that portend in Ukraine?

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Chelsea Football Club's uncertain future

Thursday, March 10, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Rory Smith of The New York Times about the frozen assets of Russian oligarch and Chelsea Football Club team owner Roman Abramovich.

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State Department spokesperson on the U.S.' efforts to counter Russia's messaging

Thursday, March 10, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Ned Price, spokesperson for the State Department, who says Russia is accusing U.S. and Ukraine of preparing biological weapons.

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The child tax credit was a lifeline. 2 months after it ended, families are struggling

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Payments from the child tax credit were closing the gaps on child hunger and poverty. But Congress failed to renew it. Now families who need it most have already slipped back into financial trouble.

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