Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

Country's New Supergroup 'The Highwomen' Unite To Make Way For Unsung Female Artists

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Natalie Hemby and Amanda Shires talk about the formation of their new all-female supergroup, a gutsy move within a male-dominated genre.

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European Doctor Who Prescribes Abortion Pills To U.S. Women Online Sues FDA

Monday, September 09, 2019

A federal lawsuit seeks to block the Food and Drug Administration from taking enforcement actions against a European doctor or her U.S.-based patients for prescribing or buying abortion pills online.

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Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Program Over Trump Abortion Rule

Monday, August 19, 2019

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes that prohibit its grantees from providing or referring most patients for abortion.

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Planned Parenthood May Reject Federal Funds Over Changes To Title X

Monday, August 19, 2019

It appears some health care providers that offer birth control, such as Planned Parenthood, are going to withdraw from the federal Title X program. Changes to Title X take effect Monday.

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Planned Parenthood To Withdraw From Title X, Unless Court Intervenes

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Planned Parenthood officials asked for a stay against new Trump administration rules that forbid organizations receiving Title X funds to provide or refer patients for abortion.

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In Virginia, 2 Churches Feel The Aftermath Of Trump's Racist Rhetoric

Monday, August 12, 2019

Two small-town Virginia churches with the same name, but very different congregations, recently found themselves tangled in controversy related to the president's tweets.

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2 Virginia Churches Caught Up In Debate Over Trump's Racist Rhetoric

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Two Virginia churches — one predominantly white and one predominantly black — find themselves caught up in a debate over Trump's racist rhetoric after one of them posted a controversial church sign.

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Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath Just Wants To Have Fun

Sunday, July 28, 2019

The band's frontman says the band had been cashing in on nostalgia since its hits of the 1990s, but now, with a surprise record deal, Sugar Ray has a fresh chance to return to its fun-loving roots.

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Can Fast Fashion And Sustainability Be Stitched Together?

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Spanish retailer Zara pledges to use nearly all sustainable materials by 2025. But is it possible for a fast-fashion brand, that churns out 500 new designs per week, to truly be sustainable?

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Evangelical Writer Who Influenced Purity Culture Announces Separation From Wife

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Pastor Joshua Harris, who jump-started the "purity culture" movement, has announced that he and his wife are separating after 20 years of marriage. How might the news affect the evangelical community?

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Planned Parenthood Officials Say They've Halted Use Of Title X Family Planning Funds

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The move follows an announcement this week by the Trump administration that it will enforce new rules forbidding groups that receive the funds from counseling patients about abortion.

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After Less Than A Year, Planned Parenthood Ousts Its President Leana Wen

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Planned Parenthood has removed its president less than a year after she was appointed as the organization's president. Leana Wen wrote on Twitter that she was ousted during a "secret meeting."

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Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen Removed From Position After Less Than A Year

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Planned Parenthood has parted ways with its president and CEO, Dr. Leana Wen. Wen says the decision was made in a secret meeting that she wasn't asked to attend.

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These Tiny Desk Contest Entrants Bring Mini-Symphonies To The NYC Subway

Saturday, June 29, 2019

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Adrian Enscoe, Sydney Shepherd and Regina Strayhorn, members of the band Bandits on the Run and stand-out entrants in this year's Tiny Desk Contest.

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This 4th Of July, Think Of Your Feathered Friends As You Plan For Fireworks

Saturday, June 29, 2019

When fireworks go off in the vicinity of birds, the results can be fatal. Stick to commercial shows, experts say.

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'Three Women' Puts Female Desire At The Forefront

Saturday, June 29, 2019

For her new book, Lisa Taddeo spent nearly a decade immersed in the sex lives of three women. She says desire is one of the things we think about the most, and it's time to talk about women's desires.

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Democratic Presidential Candidates Talk Abortion In South Carolina

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Twenty Democrats running for the 2020 presidential nomination are addressing a forum on abortion rights in South Carolina.

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Pregnant, Locked Up, And Alone

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Natalie Lynch spent the last two weeks of her pregnancy in a prison cell, mostly alone. As female incarceration rates rise, some states are banning solitary confinement of pregnant women.

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Press Secretary Sarah Sanders To Leave The White House

Thursday, June 13, 2019

President Trump announced the departure in a tweet on Thursday, calling Sanders "a very special person with extraordinary talents, who has done an incredible job!"

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Republican Women And Abortion

Saturday, June 08, 2019

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that men and women hold similar views on abortion overall, but Republican women are more opposed to abortion rights than Republican men.

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