Abortion Isn't Essential Health Care. This OB-GYN Explains Why
Pro-life advocates worry that an abortion-friendly political agenda has worked itself into the medical branch of obstetrics and gynecology.Now, POB-GYN medical professionals who are pro-life are taking a stand for women and babies as they seek to uphold the sanctity of all human life and push back on the narrative that abortion is health care."The fact that 85% of women's health care specialists don't perform abortion, to me tells you everything you need to know that abortion is not essential healthcare because if it was, you wouldn't have only 15% of OB-GYNs performing it," Dr. Christina Francis, chairwoman of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, says.Francis joins the “Problematic Women” podcast to discuss her group's mission and how the abortion agenda infiltrated the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.Learn more about the work of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists by clicking here. And learn how they are standing against the abortion agenda by clicking here. Also on today’s show, Janae Stracke, grassroots director for Heritage Action for America, breaks down what's happening across America regarding election reform and new voting laws. And as always, we’ll crown our Problematic Woman of the Week.Enjoy the show!
How Lila Rose Challenged Abortion Industry and Became a Voice for Unborn
Lila Rose first began investigating abortion clinics as a college student in California more than a decade ago. She says she quickly discovered that Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion provider, "covers up child sexual abuse."As founder and president of the pro-life organization Live Action, Rose, now 32, has conducted countless undercover investigations into Planned Parenthood clinics. She joins the "Problematic Women" podcast today to discuss her new book "Fighting For Life: Becoming a Force for Change in a Wounded World" and how she became passionate about the pro-life movement.Also on today's show, we discuss a recent court case over Idaho's Fairness in Women's Sports Act. And as always, we’ll crown our Problematic Woman of the Week.Enjoy the show!
Nikki Haley Shares Perspective on Greatest Challenges Facing America Today
America is facing a number of great challenges at home and abroad.Our colleague Rachel del Guidice recently had the opportunity to talk with former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley about some of the most pressing issues facing the nation today. They cover everything from the upcoming Beijing Olympics to why IDs are so important to secure elections. We are so excited to share their conversation on “Problematic Women” today.Also on today’s show, Rachel joins us to discuss her recent trip to the U.S. Mexico border. She tells us what she saw at the border and shares stories from the people she spoke with. And as always, we’ll be crowning our “Problematic Woman of the Week!”Click here to watch The Daily Signal documentary about track athlete Selina Soule. Enjoy the show!
Sarah Parshall Perry Explains Hidden Agenda in Left’s New Hate Crime Bill
The Senate is expected to vote soon on a bill touted as targeting hate crimes against Asian Americans. The legislation, authored by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, and Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., has not received widespread conservative support.Why would Republicans not support a bill to address hate crimes? Because the bill's agenda extends far beyond its name, says Sarah Parshall Perry, a legal fellow in the Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation. (The Daily Signal is Heritage's multimedia news organization.)Perry joins the “Problematic Women” podcast to discuss the progressive aims in the bill and the similarities between the so-called COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act and Democrats' hotly contested Equality Act. Perry also discusses an important federal court victory for free speech on college campuses.Also on today’s show, Kelsey Bolar, senior policy analyst at Independent Women’s Forum and senior news producer at The Daily Signal, explains why she is concerned about United Airlines’ announcement that 50% of new pilots it trains either will be women or people of color.And as always, we’ll crown our “Problematic Woman of the Week.”Follow the links below to learn more about Georgia’s new election law.4 Myths About the Election Integrity Law in GeorgiaWhat to Expect at Senate Panel’s Hearing on Election Integrity Law Cast as ‘Jim Crow’And follow the link below to read Kelsey’s piece about United Airlines.United Airlines Promises To Train Pilots Based On Their Sex And Skin Color
The Dark Truth About Chemical Abortions, Explained
A chemical abortion is a two-pill regimen that ends the life of the baby and poses health risks to the mother. The deaths of 24 women have been "associated with the abortion pill,” Melanie Israel, a research associate in The Heritage Foundation's DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society, says.Israel joins the show to discuss her recent research paper, “Chemical Abortion: A Review,” which provides extensive information on the history and risks of chemical abortions.Also on today’s show, we talk about a new petition to force a House vote on a bill to require medical care for babies who survive an abortion procedure. Plus, we break down what you need to know about the controversy over singer Taylor Swift’s new album “Fearless (Taylor’s Version).” And as always, we’ll crown our Problematic Woman of the Week.Listen to the podcast below or read the lightly edited transcript.Enjoy the show!
‘Goal Is to Protect Children,’ Lead Sponsor of Arkansas’ Transgender Bill Says
Arkansas has just become the first state in the country to pass legislation protecting minors from being prescribed puberty blockers or gender-hormone treatments, or from receiving gender-change surgery.Arkansas state Rep. Robin Lundstrum, the lead sponsor for the bill, joins the “Problematic Women” podcast to explain why the passage of the legislation is a victory for children and families. Lundstrum also explains why she thinks the bill has faced so much opposition from the political left.Also on today’s show, we talk with Heritage Foundation senior adviser and spokesperson Genevieve Wood about Major League Baseball’s decision to move the All-Star Game from Atlanta after the passage of the new election integrity law in Georgia. Wood also discusses a now-deleted Easter tweet from Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., and why the grocery store chain Publix is speaking out against “60 Minutes.”And as always, we’ll be crowning our “Problematic Woman of the Week.”Enjoy the show!
Greatest Misperception About Guns Is They Are Unsafe, Firearms Shop Owner Geneva Solomon Says
Geneva Solomon is the co-owner of Redstone Firearms in California. Solomon and her husband not only sell firearms at their shop, they also educate and train individuals in gun safety.Solomon joins the “Problematic Women” podcast to explain how she became passionate about gun ownership and safety. She also discusses her recent Congressional testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee and why universal background checks will not lead to less gun violence.Also on today’s show, Heritage Foundation education fellow Lindsey Burke joins us to explain a big win for West Virginia families seeking to make their own choices about their child’s education. And as always, we’ll be crowning our “Problematic Woman of the Week!”Enjoy the show!
America’s National Defense Is Also Women’s Issue, Sen. Joni Ernst Says
The Biden administration's reported decision to hold America’s defense budget flat for the next fiscal year is concerning, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, says.Ernst served in the U.S. military for more than 23 years before becoming a senator. Today, as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Ernst is committed to promoting policies that strengthen the nation’s military.The Iowa Republican, who in November won re-election to a second term, joins the “Problematic Women” podcast to discuss America’s military readiness and what’s happening at America’s southern border.Also on today’s show, Kelsey Bolar, a senior policy analyst at the Independent Women’s Forum, joins the show to discuss a brand new Daily Signal documentary she is producing.And as always, we’ll be crowning our “Problematic Woman of the Week.”Enjoy the show!
One Female Powerlifter’s Fight to Defend Women’s Sports
Beth Stelzer walked into her first powerlifting competition expecting to encounter a room full of individuals who were there to support strong women. Instead, a biological male who "identified" as a woman distracted from the competition by protesting throughout the event because he was not permitted to compete with the women.As a result of the experience, Stelzer took action to protect women’s sports from transgender athletes.Stelzer is the founder of Save Women’s Sports, an organization dedicated to protecting the right of every woman and girl to compete on a level playing field.Stelzer joins “Problematic Women” to discuss President Joe Biden’s recent executive order that opens the door for biological men to compete in women’s sports.Plus, Inez Stepman, a senior policy analyst at Independent Women’s Forum, joins us to talk about the Grammy Awards and why the blatant sexualization of women does not empower women and girls.And as always, we’ll be crowning our “Problematic Woman of the Week.”Enjoy the show!