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NFL Abuse Scandal: The NFL could potentially loose sponsorships if they do not handle the recent domestic violence allegations appropriately. Hillary Clinton & Economy: Hillary Clinton believes more women working will boost the economy. Freed Slaves: A historical picture resurfaces of four freed female slaves after Reconstruction. PANEL: Del. Norton, Genevieve Wood, Avis Jones-DeWever, Patrice Lee
Domestic Violence & NFL: The league's handling of the Ray Rice case is questioned as survivors share personal stories. ISIS: The terrorist group both recruits and enslaves women. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: The Democratic senator talks about how to empower women in her new book, "Off the Sidelines." PANEL: Sabrina Schaeffer, Sam Bennett, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Darlene Kennedy
ISIS Bride: How western women are being recruited to join the terrorist organization as wives. Transgender Students: Women's colleges starting to openly welcome transwomen. LGBT Lessons: Activist Jay Michaelson says the women's movement should emulate the gay rights movement's winning strategy. PANEL: Erin Matson, Danielle Moodie-Mills, Francesca Chambers, Clara Del Villar
Obama & Clinton: Should Hillary run against Obama's record on women? Domestic Violence: The NFL and immigration officials take steps that may help victims. Night Shelters: Protecting the children of sex workers in India. PANEL: Patricia Sosa, Betsy Mullins, Rina Shah, Darlene Kennedy
ISIL, Terrorism & Women: How terrorists use violence against women as a weapon of war. Ethics of Surrogacy: a new film, "Breeders", says using a surrogate is unethical. Behind the Headlines: Child Abuse. Dr. Rachel Clingenpeel of Arkansas Children's Hospital on how to prevent maltreatment. PANEL: Jennifer Marshall, Anushay Hossain, Rina Shah, Avis Jones DeWeever
Pro-Choice Label: Activists move away from labeling themselves "pro-choice." Prostitution Debate: Should selling sex be legal? Gender Lens Investing: Jackie Vanderbrug of US Trust on why investing with a gender lens is a growing trend. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Genevieve Wood, Megan Beyer, Patrice Lee
Arresting Parents: Mothers are being arrested for child endangerment. Promoting Diversity: Female and minority executives are penalized for advancing workplace diversity. What Women Want: Deborah Rhode says the women's movement needs a jump start. PANEL: Focus Point Host Avis Jones DeWeever, RH Reality Check Editor Erin Matson, The Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall, Republican Strategist Rina Shah
Warren & Clinton: Elizabeth Warren is being touted as a possible "spoiler" to Hillary's campaign. Hobby Lobby: The family behind the controversial businesss wants to build a Bible Museum on the National Mall. FGM in the USA: Female genital mutilation as an American problem. PANEL: Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez, Former Judge & Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy, Journalist Anushay Hossain
Border Crisis Politics: Congress continues to struggle, failing to reach an agreement in solving the humanitarian conflict. Gay Rights: Title VII is being argued to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation. Teach A Woman To Fish: Women Thrive Worldwide founder Ritu Sharma's new book offers advice on empowering women to fight global poverty. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Francesca Chambers, Patricia Sosa, Patrice Lee
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To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé
Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...More »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Hillary Clinton, the first woman to win a major party presidential nomination. But can she win? Will Democrats unite around her? Then, families and politics. Did the Democrats overdo the emphasis on family in Philadelphia? And the battle of the daughters, Chelsea takes on Ivanka.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan, GOP Political Strategist Jennifer Higgins, Civil Rights Lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar, and Political Commentator Amber Smith.
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by Sallie Bingham
One of the great pleasures attendant on my beloved Tuesday evening writers’ group in Taos is that I get to stay Mabel’s house that night—the glorious B&B on the edge of Taos Pueblo land that preserves her spirit. Here come all kinds of people from all kinds of places, not exactly the luminaries like D.H. Lawrence that she drew, but fine people of all shades and stripes. Mabel’s portrait and the portrait of her Taos Pueblo husband, Tony Luhan, preside over the big dining room where the guests all share tables for breakfast.Read More »