abortion http://blog.wlrn.org en Thousands Demand Resignation Of Haitian President Martelly http://blog.wlrn.org/post/thousands-demand-resignation-haitian-president-martelly <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>On our rundown: violent protests by thousands against Haitian President Michel&nbsp;Martelly, the Dominican Republic’s decision to strip the citizenship of Dominicans of Haitian descent, and allegations that the Fort Lauderdale and Miami Gardens police are engaging in racial profiling. Plus: we look at how the Miami Book Fair has grown since it began 30 years ago.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 19:48:28 +0000 Elaine Chen 24062 at http://blog.wlrn.org Thousands Demand Resignation Of Haitian President Martelly Brazil's Restrictions On Abortion May Get More Restrictive http://blog.wlrn.org/post/brazils-restrictions-abortion-may-get-more-restrictive The doctor's office is clean and white and comfortingly bland in an upscale neighborhood of Sao Paulo. We were given the address by a health professional who told us one of the doctors here gives safe abortions in a country where they are illegal.<p>The doctor agrees to speak on condition of anonymity after we prove we are not there to entrap him. He does not admit on tape that he terminates unwanted pregnancies. But he says openly he favors legalizing abortions.<p>"Most women who want an abortion in Brazil can't afford to come to a doctor," he says. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:18:33 +0000 Lourdes Garcia-Navarro 22809 at http://blog.wlrn.org Brazil's Restrictions On Abortion May Get More Restrictive Abortion Drives Bigger Wedge Between Red And Blue States http://blog.wlrn.org/post/abortion-drives-bigger-wedge-between-red-and-blue-states Regional disparities over the abortion issue have grown during the past two decades, leading to an ever widening gulf between the nation's most conservative and most liberal regions.<p>A new <a href="http://www.people-press.org/2013/07/29/widening-regional-divide-over-abortion-laws/">Pew Research Center survey</a> reports that an eight-state region — Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma — has grown significantly more conservative when it comes to abortion, with opposition to legal abortion increasing by 12 percentage points since 1995-96. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:45:37 +0000 Frank James 18223 at http://blog.wlrn.org Abortion Drives Bigger Wedge Between Red And Blue States 'Roe V. Wade' Turns 40, But Abortion Debate Is Even Older http://blog.wlrn.org/post/roe-v-wade-turns-40-abortion-debate-even-older Jan. 22, 2013, marks the 40th anniversary of <em>Roe v. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 13:32:12 +0000 Julie Rovner 8107 at http://blog.wlrn.org 'Roe V. Wade' Turns 40, But Abortion Debate Is Even Older