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    National Right to Life Convention

    Anti-abortion advocates spoke at the National Right to Life Convention on how right-to-life issues may impact the 2016 election. They discussed competitive House and Senate races and…

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    Conservatives and Abortion

    Panelists talked about issues such as embryotic research, cloning, and doctor-assisted suicide and their effects on contemporary culture. The panel included a “pro-life”…

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    Planned Parenthood and Abortion

    Rachel Cohen talked about her American Prospect cover story on Planned Parenthood. Topics included the organization’s leadership, and the status of abortion rights ahead of the…

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    Melanie Zanona on Defunding Planned Parenthood

    Melanie Zanona talked about legislation related to abortion and defunding Planned Parenthood being debated in the House that week.

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    House Debate on 20-Week Abortion Ban

    House members debated a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks except in cases of rape or incest. The bill was pulled from the House floor in January 2015 because of opposition…

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    Senate Debate on Human Trafficking Abortion Amendment

    Senators debated an amendment by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) that would change the “Hyde Amendment” language in the Human Trafficking bill. The amendment would place fees…

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    Open Phones with Katha Pollitt

    Katha Pollitt, author of Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, talked about her book and responded to viewer questions and comments. She was interviewed at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books,…

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    House Abortion Bill

    Lauren French talked about H.R. 36, a Republican-sponsored bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks from the point of conception.

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    March for Life Rally

    Members of Congress and anti-abortion activists spoke at the annual “March for Life” rally, marking the 41th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision…

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    Philosophy and Politics of Roe v. Wade

    Panelists talked about the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade. They critiqued the Court’s opinion and considered the politics surrounding the case.  Princeton…

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    House Abortion Bill

    Julie Rovner was interviewed about the House bill that would ban abortions after the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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    Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference, Abortion Panel

    Former Colorado Republican Congressman Marilyn Musgrave and representatives from conservative women’s groups spoke about their support for a House bill by Arizona Congressman Trent…

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    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton on Abortion Limitations for Washington, D.C.

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton spoke against the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 3803). The bill did not pass as it failed to get the required two-thirds…

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    Roe v. Wade 39th Anniversary Vigil

    The National Organization for Women held its annual rally and vigil outside the Supreme Court building commemorating the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

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    Annual Rally in Opposition to Roe v. Wade

    Elected officials, clergy, and activists held their annual March for Life rally on the National Mall marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade.

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    Book Discussion on Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion

    Jean Baker recounts the life of birth control advocate Margaret Sanger (1879-1966). Ms. Sanger, schooled as a nurse, became a vocal proponent of educating women on the concepts of…

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    House Debate on Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

    Members debated a measure to permanently bar federal funding of abortions.

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    Senators Vitter and Boxer on Planned Parenthood Funding

    Senators spoke about a proposal to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

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    Stand Up for Women's Health Rally

    Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, and more than 20 other organizations held a rally to oppose proposals by House Republicans to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

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    State Legislatures and Reproductive Rights

    Panelists talked about the state of abortion rights in the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were recent legislative action in Oklahoma and Illinois, ultrasound laws under consideration,…

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