Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

Planned Parenthood Asked To Return Funds From Paycheck Protection Program

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Republican senators including Florida's Marco Rubio are calling for an investigation after reports that Planned Parenthood affiliates received millions of dollars in Paycheck Protection Act funds.

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GOP Officials Say They're Expecting 50,000 In Charlotte For Republican Convention

Saturday, May 16, 2020

In a statement marking 100 days to go before the convention, party leaders said they're taking steps meant to address public health during the coronavirus pandemic.

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13 USS Roosevelt Sailors Test Positive For COVID-19, Again

Saturday, May 16, 2020

They had been thought to be cleared of the virus, which infected hundreds of crew members on the U.S. aircraft carrier in recent weeks. The sailors are receiving medical support on Naval Base Guam.

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Black Leaders In Virginia To Gov. Northam: It's Too Soon To Reopen

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Leaders of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus say they're concerned about racial health disparities exacerbated by the pandemic.

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Virginia To Reopen Partially This Week, But Not In The Areas Closest To D.C.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Gov. Ralph Northam says a higher infection rate in Northern Virginia warrants a delay in the state's gradual reopening plan.

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Life Kit: Tips For Living With Uncertainty

Sunday, May 10, 2020

The U.S. unemployment rate rose to nearly 15 percent — and no one knows where it ends. NPR's Life Kit talked to one woman who's lived through years of economic uncertainty about how to cope.

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How The Approval Of The Birth Control Pill 60 Years Ago Helped Change Lives

Saturday, May 09, 2020

Before the pill was approved by the FDA on May 9, 1960, there were few contraceptive options available to young women. It revolutionized family planning and the sex lives of millions of Americans.

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ACLU Calls For Release Of Pregnant Inmates During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, May 01, 2020

The group is asking federal and state governments to release pregnant inmates who are close to completing their prison sentences.

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Federal Appeals Court OKs Arkansas' Abortion Ban During Coronavirus Pandemic

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

A federal appeals court is reversing a lower-court order that had blocked Arkansas' suspension of abortions during the pandemic.

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West Virginia Aims To Test All Nursing Home Residents, Workers for COVID-19

Friday, April 17, 2020

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said there have been discrepancies in data from the homes, and wants even those already checked to be retested.

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After Texas Abortion Ban, Clinics In Other Southwest States See Influx Of Patients

Friday, April 17, 2020

Planned Parenthood facilities are reporting a more than sevenfold increase in patients from Texas. The ban was put in place because of the coronavirus but having to travel can increase patients' risk.

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Coronavirus Updates: The Economic Toll

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic — and the resulting shutdown — have now eliminated at least 22 million American jobs. NPR correspondents relay the latest on the United States response.

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Trump, Republicans Are 'Exploiting' Coronavirus To Ban Abortion, New Ad Alleges

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

A six-figure digital ad buy from the abortion rights group NARAL accuses President Trump and his allies of using the pandemic to restrict abortion.

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Federal Court: Medication Abortions Can Proceed In Texas

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

A federal appeals court is allowing medication abortions to proceed in Texas despite an order suspending nonessential procedures.

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Federal Appeals Court Reinstates Texas Abortion Ban Instituted During COVID-19 Crisis

Friday, April 10, 2020

Clinics had begun scheduling appointments following a favorable lower-court ruling, but had to stop after the appeals court order was issued.

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Federal Appeals Court Panel Reaffirms Texas Abortion Ban Under Coronavirus Limits

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The decision allows the ban while litigation continues. Top state Republican officials have said abortion is an elective procedure and should be suspended to save medical supplies during the pandemic.

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Federal Judge Allows Some Abortions To Continue In Oklahoma

Monday, April 06, 2020

Patients have been turned away for abortions after Republican state officials said an executive order suspending elective procedures during the coronavirus pandemic applies to abortions.

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Hospitals Reject Trump's Claim They Are 'Really Thrilled' With Supplies

Sunday, April 05, 2020

As hospitals warn of shortages, President Trump claims without offering evidence that he's hearing from administrators who are pleased with the current levels of supplies.

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In Texas, Oklahoma, Women Turned Away Because Of Coronavirus Abortion Bans

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Republican officials in several states are trying to ban abortion during the coronavirus pandemic to preserve medical supplies.

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Citing Concerns About Access For 'Seniors,' West Virginia's Governor Delays Primary

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

More than a dozen states have delayed primaries because of the coronavirus.

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