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Women’s Health Advocates Say Pennsylvania Is Going in the Wrong Direction

Birth control is treated as a preventive health service under the Affordable Care Act. But Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett just signed a state budget that denies abortion coverage to anyone who participates in health exchanges.

07/05/2013

Stigall Show Log 5.6.13

Chris reviews the Broad Street Run, The Phillies blowout loss to the Marlins, the latest news on the Benghazi terror attacks, and potential snags in the plan to privatize Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manager, Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup, and National Security Analyst, Ed Turzanski.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/06/2013

(Protesters stand outside the Criminal Justice Center, at Juniper and Filbert Streets in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Gosnell Trial Draws Anti-Abortion Protests Outside Philadelphia Courthouse

Some were accusing the Pennsylvania Department of Health of complicity in the alleged crimes. Others were calling for a ban on all abortions.

04/29/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.25.13

Chris reviews his appearance at yesterday’s Homeruns for Hearts fundraiser at Citizens Bank Park, Senator Pat Toomey’s assessment of why his gun legislation failed to pass, and Kermit Gosnell’s lawyer’s decision not to call a witness in his defense. He talks to Congressman Frank Lobiondo, Melissa Henson from the Parents Television Council, Comedian Gilbert Gottfried, and the founder of Retro Fitness, Eric Casaburi.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/25/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.24.13

Chris discusses the dismissal of some charges in the trial against Kermit Gosnell, Pat Toomey’s response to the delays caused by FAA furloughs, Pennsylvania Democrats efforts to get Governor Tom Corbett to accept the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, and the reported motivation of the Boston Marathon bombers. He also talks to J.D. Mullane from the Bucks County Courier-Times.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/24/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.17.13

Chris discusses the latest news from Boston after the bombing attack on Monday and Planned Parenthood inviting Gloria Steinem to Philadelphia. He talks to former Eagle Brian Dawkins and Nick Keller from Beyond Sport, Jeffrey Lord from the American Spectator, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, and Actress Roma Downey, who plays Mary in the Bible Series on the History Channel.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/17/2013

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Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

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Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: GOP Shows True Priorities With War On Women

Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.

06/20/2012

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Make Another Attempt To Cut Planned Parenthood Funding

Republican Daryl Metcalfe of Butler County, the sponsor of the legislation, says funding for women’s health services would not be reduced, but reallocated. “Taxpayers should not be forced to subsidize abortionists and their facilities.”

05/24/2012

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Vast Majority of Americans Support Access To Birth Control, New Poll Finds

The poll by Quinnipiac University finds that 82 percent of Americans support the use of birth control. Just 12 percent think it’s wrong.

02/23/2012

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Women’s Health Advocates Urge Strong Stance On Birth Control Insurance Coverage

The Obama administration is said to be working toward a compromise on a provision of the health care reform law that requires employer health plans to cover contraceptives. Some religious groups object to the provision.

02/09/2012

Stigall Show Log 2.6.12

Chris reviews the Super Bowl and all the commercials from the broadcast. He talks to Ray Didinger to break down the result and Zoe Lucas, who runs the Whipped Bake Shop in Fishtown, who made the Deion Sanders cookies in the Century 21 ad. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about the results of the Nevada Caucus.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/06/2012

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Susan G. Komen Organization Restores Funding To Planned Parenthood

The Susan G. Komen organization has restored funding to Planned Parenthood following criticism from liberal groups and lawmakers, after its decision to stop contributions to the organization.

02/03/2012

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Local Susan G. Komen Organization Concerned About Decision To Pull Funding For Planned Parenthood

The Susan G. Komen organization has come in for criticism from liberal groups and lawmakers, after its decision to stop its contributions to Planned Parenthood because of its policy of not funding organizations that are under investigation, the local komen affiliate is concerned about the decision.

02/02/2012

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