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RJ Court Watch: Searching for Justice in Ferguson

A makeshift memorial near where Black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by police in Ferguson, Missouri.

Pamela Merritt joins us to talk about the killing of Michael Brown and police violence as a reproductive justice issue.

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RJ Court Watch: After ‘Hobby Lobby,’ What’s Next?

The Roberts Court ruled in favor of corporate religious rights in Hobby Lobby. Does this mark the end to some of this fight?

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RJ Court Watch: The State of Marriage Equality One Year After ‘United States v. Windsor’

June marks the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that required the federal government recognize same-sex marriages. How much longer until marriage equality is a reality nationwide?

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RJ Court Watch: Can a Reproductive Justice Framework Help Turn North Carolina Blue?

Protestors at the first Moral Monday on July 8, 2013.

In this episode, RJ Court Watch hosts Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo discuss signs of hope and an emerging reproductive justice framework to respond to the relentless attacks on individual rights on everything from abortion access to voting in North Carolina.

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RJ Court Watch: What’s at Stake in the Contraception Cases Before SCOTUS?

In this episode, RJ Court Watch hosts Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo discuss the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialty cases challenging the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act and unpack the legal and political arguments before the Supreme Court.

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RJ Court Watch: Contraception and the First Amendment

Elizabeth Sepper (left) and Greg Lipper.

In the first episode of RH Reality Check‘s new podcast, RJ Court Watch, Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo discuss the legal challenges to the contraception mandate, including whether or not corporations can exercise a conscience, and whether or not the First Amendment speaks to or has any role in governing employee health insurance plans.

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