Thursday, December 31, 2015

2015: The Battle Over Abortion Rights

2015 has been a turbulent year for reproductive rights in the U.S. Planned parenthood was the target of several attacks, one of them with fatalities. The political debate between abortion rights and anti-abortion groups intensified after the release of secretly recorded and selectively edited video featuring a planned parenthood official discussing the provision of fetal tissue for research. Next year the supreme court takes up its first abortion case since 2007.
KPFA reporter, Nina Pareja, filed this overview report.