Posts Tagged ‘Pregnancy & Choice’

Jessica Arons, Karen Kwiatkowski

December 9 . 2010

Abortion policy in this country does not treat all women equally and the Hyde Amendment prohibits Medicaid from covering abortion care in almost all circumstances. Jessica Arons with the Center for American Progress talks about the impact the amendment has on women of color. Later, columnist, author and retired USAF Lt.Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski tells us what should be done to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Laura Eldridge, Stefanie Weiss

June 3 . 2010

Activist and women’s health writer Laura Eldridge released her book In Our Control on the 50th anniversary of the pill. It’s a  fascinating history of all methods of birth control, and outlines the efficacy and risks of the options for today’s woman. Later, Stefanie Iris Weiss helps to renew your passion for the environment while you recharge your love life in Eco-Sex.

Robert O’Neil, Jordan Goldberg

April 15 . 2010

The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression announced its 2010 Jefferson Muzzle awards. This year’s winners were government and school officials, including the Virginia Department of Corrections. The Center’s director Robert O’Neil lists the winners. Later, Nebraska will have a law in place that criminalizes abortions after twenty weeks; Jordan Goldberg with the Center for Reproductive Rights joins us.

Rose Aguilar, Kate Michelman

March 17 . 2010

Utah wants to hold a woman accountable for an “intentional, knowing or reckless act” that causes a miscarriage. Talk show host Rose Aguilar gives us an update. Then later Kate Michelman, former president of NARAL Pro Choice America talks about womens’ rights and political power.