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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #1944

Justice Controversy: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says the 14th Amendment does not guarantee equal rights to women.

Birthright Citizenship Battle: Some state lawmakers want to deny citizenship to children born in the U.S. to illegal immigrants.

Rwandan Women in Power: Rwanda leads in the world for female representation in government and this achievement has empowered women in all aspects of life in the east African nation.

Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); The Heritage Foundation's Genevieve Wood; Judge and Former Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan; and Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This weekly news analysis program is the only woman-centered national news/talk show on television. Dedicated to the premise that women of all ethnic backgrounds and political persuasions are an important part of the national dialogues, the series provides a platform for the multifaceted views of involved, informed women journalists and commentators. Topics range from women's health to family issues to women in the workplace, the environment, women in finance and education.

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