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Sandra Day O'Connor
July 21, 2014 | In Search of the Constitution (1987)

The first woman on the Supreme Court cast the deciding vote in reaffirming Roe v. Wade in 1992, but things could have turned out differently. Continue reading

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July 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company

With new state laws and Supreme Court rulings, the battle over women’s reproductive rights is being fought more fiercely than ever. Roe v. Wade itself may be in peril. Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards joins Bill in the studio this week. Continue reading

Close up screen grab of the Daily Beast abortion access map.
July 17, 2014 | Blog

A look at some of the statistics around this charged political issue. Continue reading

William Temple, dressed as a Revolutionary soldier, attends Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington, Friday, June 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
July 17, 2014 | Blog

Ten years ago, it was wildly controversial to talk about psychological differences between liberals and conservatives. Today, it’s becoming hard not to. Continue reading

A country road in Strawn, Texas. (Photo Credit: Nicolas Henderson / Flickr CC 2.0)
July 17, 2014 | Blog

Twenty-seven states have passed strict abortion regulations and volunteer groups are stepping in to help close the gap between the legal right to an abortion and the ability to get one.
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Women protesting women's health care in front of the Supreme Court building in DC
July 16, 2014 | Moyers & Company

With new state laws and Supreme Court rulings, the battle over women’s reproductive rights is being fought more fiercely than ever. Roe v. Wade itself may be in peril. Watch the full show » Continue reading

Chad Devereaux works at cleaning up the bricks that fell from three sides of his in-laws home in Sparks, Okla., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
July 9, 2014 | Blog

Earthquakes used to be rare in Oklahoma. Now it gets hundreds every year. Continue reading

Supreme Court Justices, from left, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, Associate Justices of the Supreme Court Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan applaud State of the Union Address,12 Feb 2013 (Rex Features via AP Images)
June 30, 2014 | Blog

The Supreme Court issued rulings in two closely watched cases on Monday morning. Continue reading

In this March 25, 2014 photo, a worker oils a pump during a hydraulic fracturing operation at an Encana Corp. well pad near Mead, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
June 24, 2014 | Blog

Rick Berman has deployed “a vertically integrated astroturf campaign” in various newspapers in the Rocky Mountain region. Continue reading

Water vapour billows from smokestacks at the incineration plant of Ivry-sur-Seine in the outskirts of Paris on Thursday, December 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
June 24, 2014 | Blog

A ruling issued on Monday reaffirmed the agency’s authority to control the pollutants that cause global warming. Continue reading

Chanute Mayor Greg Woodyard stands on a brick mosaic of the Google Earth logo at the intersection of Lincoln and Main streets on May 21, 2014. on May 19, 2014 in Chanute, Kan.
June 18, 2014 | Perspectives

The new service shows us that we can have high-speed Internet at lower costs. Continue reading

Healthy Food, vegetables on display
June 10, 2014 | Blog

The end of cheap fruits and veggies draws nigh. Here’s why. Continue reading

In this April 10, 2014 file photo, student teacher Franchesca Moreno, 21, reads to Andreanna Thomas, 6, right, and Alana Cawthon, upper left, at Bennett Park Montessori School in Buffalo, NY. (AP Photo)
June 6, 2014 | Blog

If the government closed loopholes that allow companies to stash profits in tax havens, we could collect $65 billion in taxes each year. Here’s what that money could do for our country. Continue reading

President Barack Obama speaks at Al Sharpton's National Action Network conference in New York, Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 2, 2014 | Blog

Not only will the new regulations help America reduce emissions domestically, they will bring the international community closer to a climate action plan. Continue reading

Large sections of pipe are shown on a neighboring property to Julia Trigg Crawford family farm Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Sumner Texas. Oil has long lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across the Texas landscape, a symbiosis nurtured by generations and built on an unspoken honor code that allowed agriculture to thrive while oil was extracted. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 30, 2014 | What We're Reading

Bloomberg Businessweek reports that the project is riddled with shoddy workmanship. Continue reading

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