Those who advocate abstinence for preventing pregancy and sexually transmitted disease are lobbying for parity in federal funding with other approaches to family planning and sexual and reproductive health. A panel talks about the politics and public health issues at stake in this debate.


  • Sarah Brown CEO of The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy and three-time hip replacement patient.
  • Leslee Unruh of Abstinence Clearinghouse
  • Gloria Feldt of Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Shephard Smith of the Institute for Youth Development

Related Links

Topics + Tags


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Trump Campaign And Challenges For Down-Ballot Republican Candidates

Thursday, Oct 27 2016Donald Trump’s campaign and questions about fundraising are presenting challenges for other Republican candidates across the country. Guest host Susan Page and a panel of guests talk about what this could mean for the G-O-P’s get-out-the-vote operations and key races in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, North Carolina and elsewhere.

A Conversation With “Broad City” Co-Star Abbi Jacobson

Wednesday, Oct 26 2016What do Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour and Michael Jordan carry in their bags? Abbi Jacobson imagines the things you might find in her new illustrated book, "Carry This Book." We talk to the "Broad City" co-star about what you can learn from the contents of bags—and her success creating and starring in the hit Comedy Central show.