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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2116

Healthcare Ruling and Health of Women: The Supreme court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, ruling that the controversial law and its policies such as providing birth control to women cost-free are constitutional. Panelists discuss how the decision will impact women's health.

Women and Fertility: A new study reveals that in-vitro fertilization, or IVF, using donated eggs from younger women gives older women the same chance of having a baby as younger women. But as with any fertility treatment, there are risks. Panelists consider both the benefits of the procedure and possible complications.

Human Trafficking: Human trafficking is an international crime considered by experts to be modern-day slavery. Panelists provide insight into why problem persists despite efforts by governments and nonprofits to end it.

Panelists: The Heritage Foundation's Genevieve Wood; Political Commentator Keli Goff; Center for Equal Opportunity Chair Linda Chavez; Judge and former Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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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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