Bianca Jagger: While authorities claim state-of-emergency laws are needed to maintain national security, they are also being used to keep climate activists under house arrest.
William Rivers Pitt: The bellowers who cluster outside abortion clinics would rather see women dead than see them free, and some of them take up arms to reinforce the point.
Jen Chien is a producer for the National Radio Project. She joined Making Contact in 2012. She reports and produces segments for KALW especially on the education and economic inequality beats.