GOP State Lawmakers Plan To Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks, FRONTLINE ISIS Documentary, Highly Sensitive People

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The Syrian Civil War has been a foreign policy issue for five years now, and the conflict has allowed the terrorist group ISIS to flourish. We preview a documentary that shows how we got here, and how the United States is trying to stabilize the region. We also learn about “highly sensitive people” who experience more intense emotions than the rest of us, and talk to a state capitol reporter about the plan Republican lawmakers are putting forward to fast-track a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks.

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  • Republican State Lawmakers Planning To Fast-Track Bill That Would Ban Abortions Past 20 Weeks

    Republicans in the Wisconsin State Legislature are planning to fast-track a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks. This plan would put the bill up for a vote before the Legislature starts their debate on the budget in June. A state capitol reporter discusses this plan and what could come of it.

  • Inside Obama's War With ISIS

    With the help of PBS’s Frontline, we take a look inside the Obama administration’s struggle to deal with ISIS and the Syrian Civil War while trying not to engage the country in an another extended war in the region.

  • Highly Sensitive People: Those Who React More Strongly To Experiences

    Highly Sensitive People, or HSPs, are those who have more intense responses to experiences than the average person. A relationship columnist talks about HSPs, who make up about 20% of the population.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Mary Spicuzza Guest
  • Martin Smith Guest
  • Elizabeth Bernstein Guest

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