Episode

4/30 Katha Pollitt: Why Marriage Equality Is Winning, While Abortion Rights Are Losing

April 30, 2015

Award-winning “Subject to Debate” columnist for The Nation and author, most recently, of Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, Katha Pollitt, explains why marriage equality is winning. The pushback against Indiana’s Gay discrimination law  and the shift in equality politics. The assault on women’s reproductive rights in many states. Why aren’t we leading boycotts against states that are attacking women’s rights. Why abortion is still stigmatized. The use of the word “slut” and the punishing of female pleasure. Gender power and why marriage equality is gaining ground and abortion rights are losing ground. Also the geographic realities of the loss of access to women’s health rights.

On The Fun Half: Bernie Sanders announces he is running for President! Bernie runs on the most important issues facing America while the Republicans search for their billionaires. Hillary Clinton, opposes major part of President Obama’s trade policy? How Hillary should actually be pressed on Fast Track Authority. The unreal story that the Baltimore PD leaked about Freddie Grey. Gang members protect students coming home from school in Baltimore. Sean Hannity and a Fox reporter in Baltimore harasses Congressman Elijah Cummings while he is helping enforce the curfew in Baltimore. Also your IMs.

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