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47 Years After Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood President Says to Expect More Abortion Restrictions in 2020
CBS News

January 24, 2020  | Read More »

Nearly 50 years after abortion was legalized in the United States, a wave of restrictions, bans and court cases have made the future of abortion access less certain than ever.

Takeaways From Day 3 of Trump's Impeachment Trial

January 24, 2020  | Read More »

President Donald Trump has said, repeatedly, that people should "read the transcript" of his fateful July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. So, Rep. Adam Schiff ended the third day of Trump's impeachment trial by following the President's advice.

Taylor Swift Opens Up About Body Image, Eating Disorder: ‘I Wasn’t Eating’
Huffington Post

January 24, 2020  | Read More »

Taylor Swift revealed her struggle with disordered eating in an upcoming Netflix documentary and a new magazine interview. “Miss Americana,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, features a moment where the singer opens up about having her appearance picked apart and the impact of “see[ing] pictures of myself every day,” according to Variety. She said she’d see a photo where she felt her “tummy was too big, or … someone said that I looked pregnant … and that’ll just trigger me to just starve a little bit — just stop eating.”

The Real Reason Trump Is Speaking At March For Life

January 24, 2020  | Read More »

Despite having publicly stated he’s fine with abortion in years prior to becoming President, calling himself “very pro-choice,” Donald Trump has turned 180 degrees in recent years. Since 2016, he’s entered the running for most outspoken anti-choice president in history, feeding the fire of the anti-abortion movement. On Friday, in a presidential first, President Trump will not only attend March for Life — he will headline the massive anti-abortion rally.


It's Time for Progress on the United States' Violence Against Women Act

November 25, 2019 It's Time for Progress on the United States' Violence Against Women Act

By Noel Gasca

Women across the world today are calling on global leaders and governments to take a stance on ending violence against women. Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and it’s led to protests, speeches, and the publication of studies addressing the issue.


Here in the United States, politicians and the public are urging lawmakers to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, the oldest federal law tied to investigating and prosecuting violent crimes against women. 

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Impeachment Inquiry; #FireDrillFridays; #MeToo & The C-Suite

November 22, 2019 Impeachment Inquiry; #FireDrillFridays; #MeToo & The C-Suite

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the difference in opinion between men and women on Trump’s impeachment inquiry, Jane Fonda’s fight for environmental justice and the #MeToo movement’s impact within corporations. 

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Megan Beyer, Women for Biden; Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voice; Sabrina Schaeffer, Senior Director, White House Writers Group

Click read more to see what they had to say!

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

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Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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