Hello! You are part of a community of millions who seek out Democracy Now! each month for ad-free daily news you can trust. Maybe you come for our daily headlines. Maybe you come for our in-depth stories that expose corporate and government abuses of power and lift up the voices of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We produce all of this news at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation. We do this without ads, government funding or corporate sponsorship. How? This model of news depends on support from viewers and listeners like you. Today, less than 1% of our visitors support Democracy Now! with a donation each year. If even 3% of our website visitors donated just $10 per month, we could cover our basic operating expenses for a year. Pretty amazing right? If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make a monthly contribution.

Your Donation: $

Thursday, September 19, 1996

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
  • Late Term Abortions.

    The house will try once again to have them banned by overriding President Clinton’s veto today. But rather than talk to the politicians we thought we’d spend today talking to women themselves confronting the agonizing decision over whether to have a late term abortion. We’re joined by three women:

  • Promise Keepers

    First it was the moral majority headed by Jerry Falwell, then the Christian Coalition with Pat Robertson , now its the Promise Keepers and their packing stadiums around the country. Tomorrow night, tens of thousands of them will be at Shea Stadium in New York as they’ve packed stadiums and coliseums around the country. Today we take a look at this third wave of the religious right with Al Ross, head of Sterling Research Associates and former head of the Research Institute at Planned Parenthood Federation of America.