American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments this week on whether a Nebraska law banning what’s known as "partial birth abortion" is too broad and could be used to block other kinds of abortions. A panel discusses how this ruling may influence the debate over the rights of unborn children and women’s rights to safe, effective health care.
- Susan Muskett National Right to Life Committee
- Kate Michelman president emerita, NARAL Pro-Choice America, and author of "Protecting the Right to Choose."
- Joan Biskupic Supreme Court reporter, "USA Today;" author, "Sandra Day O'Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice;" now working on a biography about Justice Antonin Scalia.
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