Podcast: 2019-05-13 Laws Across the Country Seek to Limit Abortion to 6 Weeks

May 13, 2019

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Laws Across the Country Seek to Limit Abortion to 6 Weeks

The Alabama bill aims to criminalize abortion in almost all cases and would charge doctors with up to 99 years in prisons for providing abortions.

How Torture Crushed Civilian Opposition in Syria 

Up to hundreds of thousands of Syrians were imprisoned and tortured — and many were killed — in President Bashar al-Assad's continued campaign to stifle opposition. 

Asylum Seekers May Face More Danger in Mexico as Border Patrol Begins Screenings

The Remain in Mexico policy change is also placing migrants in danger.

Are Video Games Encouraging Kids to Gamble? "Loot Box" Reform Would Curb In-Game Purchases

Republican Senator Josh Hawley plans legislation that would prohibit game makers from selling loot boxes to minors.

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