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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2038

The Catholic Church and Birth Control: The Catholic Church wants the Obama Administration to change its regulations on birth control and refrain from requiring insurance companies to cover birth control with no co-pays for women.

Counterproductive Abstinence: A new study finds when public schools provide abstinence-only programs their teenage pregnancy and birthrates rise way above schools with comprehensive sex education.

Celebrity Advocacy: Two young women in the entertainment industry are learning to use their influence to advocate for causes each holds dear. Their mission? - to make a difference.

Panelists: The Global Summit of Women President Irene Natividad; Former Bush White House Aide Mercedes Viana Schlapp; Democratic Strategist Krystal Ball; Independent Women's Forum Executive Director Nicole Kurokawa-Neily. [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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