Abortion Rights Victories in Red States, Plus the Crisis in Haiti

Abortion Rights Victories in Red States, Plus the Crisis in Haiti

On this week’s episode of the Start Making Sense podcast, Katha Pollitt on choice, and Amy Wilentz on Port-au-Prince.

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Ever since the Supreme Court abolished the constitutional protection for abortion, activists have been fighting in the states to protect and expand abortion rights where that’s possible. They’ve had some remarkable success, at least in the short run. Katha Pollitt reports. Also: the attack on Salman Rushdie.

Plus: The Organization of America States released a statement admitting, finally, that the international community was responsible for the crisis ravaging Haiti today. But what is to be done now? Amy Wilentz comments.

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