National News Roundtable: California Prison Hunger Strike, Sterilization Of Women Prisoners, And Anti-Abortion Laws In TX & NC

California Prison Hunger StrikeJuly 12, 2013 – Segment 1

We begin our show with a national news roundtable. Among other issues, we will discuss the hunger strike taking place and the sterilization of women prisoners in the California prison system, and the recently passed anti-abortion laws in Texas and North Carolina. Our guests will be: Crystal Hayes, human rights activist and clinical assistant social work professor in North Carolina; and E. R. Shipp, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and Journalist in Residence at Morgan State University.