Sarah McCammon

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The Governor Of Texas Has Signed A Law That Bans Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The new law prohibits abortion the moment a fetal heartbeat has been detected, before many women are even aware that they are pregnant. Enforcement of the law relies on private citizens.

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DA Says Sheriff's Deputies 'Justified' In Fatal Shooting Of Andrew Brown Jr.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

A North Carolina district attorney concluded the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. by deputies of the Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office was legally justified and that none would be charged in his death.

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Abortion Test Case From Mississippi Could Undermine Roe V. Wade

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court will focus on Mississippi's abortion law, but it has implications for the rest of the country. If the Mississippi law is upheld, other states could pass similar laws.

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Family Of Andrew Brown Views Longer Video Footage Of Fatal Shooting

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

In Elizabeth City, N.C., the family of Andrew Brown Jr. was allowed on Tuesday to see more bodycam footage of his fatal shooting by sheriff's deputies last month.

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Family Of Andrew Brown Jr. Allowed To See More Bodycam Footage

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

In Elizabeth City, N.C., the family of Andrew Brown Jr. gained access to more bodycam footage of when deputies fatally shot him while serving a warrant. Before today, they'd only seen one short clip.

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Andrew Brown Jr.'s Funeral Was As Much A Protest As It Was A Goodbye

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Family and friends of Andrew Brown, Jr. gathered in Elizabeth City to remember the Black North Carolina man, who was shot and killed last month by sheriff's deputies serving a warrant.

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Loved Ones Mourn Andrew Brown Jr.: 'He Kept A Smile On His Face'

Monday, May 03, 2021

As the investigation into his death continues, Andrew Brown Jr. will be remembered with a funeral in Elizabeth City, N.C., on Monday. He was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies on April 21.

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Release Of Bodycam Footage Of N.C. Man's Death Delayed By Judge

Thursday, April 29, 2021

A judge denied a motion to release police video of the April 21 killing of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man, by sheriff's deputies. Court deliberations revealed dramatic new details of what happened.

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N.C. Court Considers Release Of Bodycam Video, Brown Family Releases Autopsy

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

A hearing is set for Wednesday morning over releasing the bodycam footage of the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown, Jr. in North Carolina. His family lawyer says Brown was "executed" by police.

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Andrew Brown's Family Reacts To Police Bodycam Shooting Footage

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Family members of Andrew Brown Jr. were allowed to view a snippet of body camera footage showing his killing by police in Elizabeth City, N.C. The video clip was only 20 seconds.

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Family Permitted To See 20 Seconds Of Bodycam Video From Shooting Of Andrew Brown Jr.

Monday, April 26, 2021

Family of a Black man who was shot by police in Elizabeth City, N.C., last week say they were only permitted to see 20 seconds of a police bodycam video. An attorney called it "an execution."

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7 N.C. Sheriff's Deputies On Leave After Fatal Shooting Of Black Man

Friday, April 23, 2021

Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten II says the seven are on leave after the fatal shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. on Wednesday. Three other deputies' resignations were not related to the incident.

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'It Didn't Change': North Carolina Town Demands Answers After Another Fatal Shooting

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Residents of Elizabeth City, N.C., are pressing for answers after a Black man, Andrew Brown Jr., was shot dead by a sheriff's deputy carrying out a search warrant on Wednesday.

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Under Investigation: North Carolina Deputy Fatally Shoots Black Man

Thursday, April 22, 2021

In Elizabeth City, N.C., a deputy shot and killed a Black man while serving a search warrant. Andrew Brown Junior's death followed a fatal police shooting of a Black teenage girl in Ohio.

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Here's What You Should Know About Biden's New Rules For Fetal Tissue Research

Friday, April 16, 2021

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is reversing restrictions on the use of fetal tissue in medical research implemented under former President Trump.

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Biden Administration Expected To Reverse Trump's Ban On Funding Fetal Tissue Research

Friday, April 16, 2021

The Trump administration banned federal funding for scientific research on fetal tissue from abortions. The Biden administration is expected to reverse that.

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Biden Administration Moves To Undo Trump Abortion Rules For Title X

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Trump administration tried to "defund" Planned Parenthood and other groups through changes to the Title X family planning program. The Biden administration is proposing reversing those rules.

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'Love Your Neighbor' And Get The Shot: White Evangelical Leaders Push COVID Vaccines

Monday, April 05, 2021

White evangelical Christians are one of the most vaccine-hesitant groups in the United States. They're also among the largest religious groups, and their reluctance poses a public health challenge.

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Amy Lee, Co-Founder Of Evanescence, Is Ready To Tell Her 'Bitter Truth'

Sunday, March 28, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks to Amy Lee, the co-founder and singer of Evanescence, about her band's first new album of original material in nearly a decade.

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A Cultural Triumph: Microbiology Student Makes A Petri Dish Masterpiece

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Balaram Khamari has been spending a lot of time in his lab in Puttaparthi, India, culturing colorful bacteria and artfully arranging it on a jelly like substance called agar.

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