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The nastiness of the US abortion debate / Royal baby media frenzy

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 23 July 2013

A teenage American girl has received abusive threats online after she held a sign protesting against Texan abortion legislation. Her father has spoken out and defended her actions. Why is it that the abortion debate in America is so nasty?

Also- has the media gone over the top with story of the Royal baby?

Picture credit: A shopkeeper poses with a copy of Private Eye magazine in a newsagents shop in Notting Hill in London July 23, 2013. The world was awaiting the first glimpse of Britain"s new prince on Tuesday, with camera crews poised to photograph Britain"s Prince William and his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leaving the Lindo Wing of St Mary"s Hospital with their baby son. Kate gave birth to the couple"s first child, who is third in line to the British throne, on Monday afternoon, ending weeks of feverish anticipation about the arrival of the royal baby. REUTERS/Neil Hall



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