To The Contrary

TTC Extra: Rise in Infant Mortality

In 2022, U.S. infant mortality rose by 3%, the first in two decades. Neonatal and postneonatal rates increased by 3-4%, particularly in states with near-total abortion bans. Experts attribute this to challenges in maternity care, abortion access, hospital closures, racial disparities, and legal decisions, including the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

TTC Extra: Rise in Infant Mortality

5m 25s

  • Motorhome Prophecies - Carrie Sheffield: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Motorhome Prophecies - Carrie Sheffield

    S33 E3304 - 26m 52s

    Carrie's memoir, "Motorhome Prophecies: A Journey of Healing and Forgiveness," details her transformation from an abusive childhood in a fundamentalist Mormon family to finding fulfillment through Christianity and mental health practices, highlighting resilience, forgiveness, and hope amid adversity.

  • Homelessness - HUD Sec. Marcia Fudge: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Homelessness - HUD Sec. Marcia Fudge

    S33 E3303 - 26m 46s

    Homelessness in America: We speak with outgoing HUD Sec. Marcia Fudge about her work in helping those who are unhoused. Fudge announced her retirement on March 16 after three years in the position. She had previously served in the US House of Representatives for 13 years and was chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.

  • Supreme Court & Abortion; Biden vs. Trump: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Supreme Court & Abortion; Biden vs. Trump

    S33 E3302 - 26m 46s

    Supreme Court & Abortion: The SCOTUS hears arguments relating to mifepristone, a medication abortion. Biden vs. Trump: Has Biden rebounded in the polls thanks to a strategy of speaking about healthcare and women's issues? PANEL: Fmr. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), Erin Matson, Carrie Sheffield, Tiana Lowe.

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