November 5, 2011

Kate Sheppard of Mother Jones Magazine, on the implications of the Mississippi “Personhood” initiative, which attempts to redefine “human being” at the moment of conception in order to make illegal all abortion in the state. Mississippi voters go to the polls to vote on Initiative 26 on Tuesday.

Greg Lebel, George Washington University Assistant Professor of Political Management, on his thoughts on the Republican presidential primary and the media’s coverage of it thus far. He is a veteran of several presidential campaigns.

Jay Michaelson, a writer, scholar and activist who focuses on how religion, sexuality, spirituality and law intersect, on his new book, God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality.