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Texas’ Anti-Abortion Law Challenged, and Refuting More Obamacare Misinformation

On this episode of Reality Cast, I discuss the lawsuit to block the new Texas anti-abortion law, and a lawyer from the Center for Reproductive Rights helps us understand what’s going on there. In another segment, I look at many of the lies out there about the Affordable Care Act.

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The Birth Control Pill Debate, Obamacare, and the Government Shutdown Showdown

On this episode of Reality Cast, I interview Lindsay Beyerstein about the genuinely empirical question: Is “the pill” dangerous? In another segment, I discuss the health insurance exchanges, and the battle over Obamacare is reaching a fever pitch.

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New Mexico’s Abortion Wars, and Anti-Obamacare Sentiment Gets Ugly

I interview Feminste blogger Jill Filipovic about the increasing hostilities over abortion in New Mexico. Plus, I have two segments on conservative efforts to keep people from getting health care as the dawn of the Affordable Care Act fast approaches.

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California’s Pro-Choice Bill, Teen Births, and Anti-Choicers at It Again in New Mexico

On this episode of Reality Cast, Dr. Tracy Weitz talks about a new bill designed to expand access to safe abortion services in California. In another segment, I discuss how anti-choicers are upsetting people in New Mexico, and I have some good news about teen pregnancy.

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Sex Education Is Improving, Causing Right Wing to Panic

On this episode of Reality Cast, I discuss how sex education in some states has improved, and the right wing’s response to those changes. In another segment, I chat with Stephanie Zvan, associate president of Minnesota Atheists, about the fight to end sexual harassment in the atheist/skeptic movement.

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Obamacare Myths, and More Unfair Attacks on Single Mothers

On this episode of Reality Cast, Tara Culp-Ressler explains some of the myths about the Affordable Care Act and why you shouldn’t believe them. Meanwhile, Fox News is trying to argue that gender ratings in insurance are good, and conservatives are on the rampage against single mothers again.

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Planned Parenthood Non-Scandal, and GOP’s Failed Fishing Expedition

On this episode of Reality Cast, Sharona Coutts explains how a fishing expedition to prove legal abortion is dangerous proved the opposite. In another segment, I discuss how Fox News tries to link abortion and Obamacare again and why the right is so upset about California expanding protections for transgender students.

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Fetal Pain, Obamacare, and Ohio’s Anti-Abortion Attacks

On this episode of Reality Cast, I talk to journalist Katie McDonough about why claims that fetuses feel pain don’t hold up. I also discuss how conservative attacks on health-care reform are ramping up as the exchanges are due to open soon, and Ohio is starting to shut down abortion clinics for not adhering to impossible to follow laws.

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North Carolina’s Shady Anti-Choice Law, and Selective Panic Over Childfree Women

On this episode of Reality Cast, an experienced domestic violence prosecutor explains her ideas for improving the justice system. I have another segment covering how North Carolina’s governor uses shady tactics to restrict abortion access, and the discourse over who gets to be a mother—and who doesn’t—is very telling in this country.

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Arizona’s Race-Baiting Abortion Law, and the Texas Fight Continues

On this episode of Reality Cast, Miriam Yeung talks about fighting back against a stigmatizing and stereotyping law in Arizona. I also discuss how Texas women aren’t giving up the abortion battle and the major setbacks in the expansion of the HPV vaccine.

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