Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

While abortion restrictions spread across the U.S., access expands in Latin America

Thursday, March 02, 2023

Some abortion rights advocates in the U.S. are seeking inspiration from their counterparts in Latin American countries where abortion access has expanded in recent years.

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Democratic state attorneys general sue Biden administration over abortion pill rules

Friday, February 24, 2023

The suit comes as a federal judge in another case is considering whether to overturn FDA approval of the same drug, mifepristone.

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Why an ulcer drug could be the last option for many abortion patients

Friday, February 24, 2023

Some abortion providers are looking to misoprostol, a medication widely used around the world, should a federal judge in Texas block access to a key medication abortion option.

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A visit to Nikki Haley's hometown — where division 'still exists'

Sunday, February 19, 2023

Nikki Haley paints her hometown as a place where race was a reality, but not a limitation. But residents say some racial divisions still exist.

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Kentucky high court upholds state abortion bans while case continues

Thursday, February 16, 2023

The state Supreme Court kept two state bans in place after Kentucky voters signaled support for abortion rights at the ballot box last November.

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Nikki Haley makes her White House run official with Charleston event

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Nikki Haley makes it officially official with a lively event in Charleston, S.C., as she announced she's running for president in 2024 to usher in a new generation of Republican leadership.

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Young Florida athletes won't have to share their menstrual cycle details to compete

Thursday, February 09, 2023

Florida high school athletic officials held an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss ongoing controversy around a proposal to require female athletes to disclose details of their menstrual cycles.

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Florida high school athletes won't have to report their periods after emergency vote

Thursday, February 09, 2023

The Florida High School Athletic Association's board of directors has voted to remove questions about athletes' menstrual history from a required health form for participation in school sports.

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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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