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.

Guests

  • 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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