- States chipping away at reproductive rights: Center for American Progress’ Jessica Arons extended interview
- Texas at the nexus of an Evangelical political power grab: Rev. Don Wilkey extended interview
- Kerry Kennedy “Speak Truth to Power” education initiative and new anti-bullying lesson plan extended interview
Jessica Arons, director of the Women’s Health and Rights Program at the Center for American Progress, discusses the many state-level initiatives challenging reproductive rights. Arons explores this trend, its origins and potential consequences and tells us what can be done about it.
Rev. Don Wilkey, pastor of the Onalaska First Baptist Church in Texas, tells us about the view from his front row seat watching politically organized religion in this year’s Republican presidential primary. Rev. Wilkey describes his experiences at recent religiopolitical events like Rick Perry’s “The Response” Rally. Governor Perry may be out of the running, but big decisions are still being made behind the scenes in the Lone Star State.
Kerry Kennedy, daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy and president of the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, shares with us her “Speak Truth to Power” global education initiative. She explains why she’s added an anti-bullying lesson plan to the curriculum, and how you can help bring it to your local schools.