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Of a heartbeat is detected. The baby is protected abortion bans sweeping the country are picking a fight with settled law from WNYC in New York. This is on the media. I'm Bob Garfield a look at the one woman lobby machine behind so called RTP Bill. We're getting more and more extreme in our public debate in. So it was almost as reality shifted around Janet porter. And she was there ready with this Bill? Loss. Is this a particularly fertile period of paranoid, where we just imagining? It can three theories are the symptom or not the DVD, if we want to get to a place where they don't have quite so much negative influence on the culture, we need a stronger culture to begin with. It's all coming up after this. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Amy held President Trump is tweeting. He is strongly pro-life with the exceptions of rape incest, but new abortion laws passed by legislatures in Alabama, and Missouri. Make no exceptions for those cases abortion is shaping up to be a key issue in the presidential campaign. NPR's tamra Keith reports south bend, Indiana. Mayor buddha. Judge is the latest democrat candidate to voice his opposition to Alabama law banning abortion after six weeks of pregnancy footage says the law and similar legislation in other states is out of step with most Americans even those in conservative states as if you would have an abortion rights litmus test for supreme court nominees if he became president Buddha, judge said, you can't do it by setting up hypotheticals. But believe me when I say that the vision of freedom that will get me elected president, and that will be the basis for my interviews of judicial nominees would not leave room. For the kind of salt on freedom. That we're seeing in the states to their raging battle over abortion will likely be a major issue in twenty twenty for President Trump and the democratic nominee whoever that ends up being tamra, Keith NPR news, the Austrian president says he wants the country to hold elections in early September. Carey Skyring reports from the Anna the governing coalition of conservative and far-right parties has collapsed after talks with chancellor Sebastian coots, president, at executive Ed and said he wants elections as soon as possible, because trust has been lost in one part of government. He was referring to the Freedom Party whose leader Heinz Christian struck resigned over the video in which he office state contracts in return for political favors. The scandal comes just a week before European parliamentary elections, in which right parties are expected to do well, but the video widely seen across the continent could damage more than just Austria's file, right? Others of model themselves on the food and party, one of the most successful. In europe. But it's record in both this and pasta governments has been marred by scandal. For NPR news. I'm Kerry Skyring in Vienna early projections from a referendum in Switzerland, indicate voters have backed tightening of gun laws to conform with European Union rules, the BBC's imaging folks reports opponents of the new gun laws described them as a diktat from Brussels being forced Noni, you member, Switzerland against its will this national identity with its long tradition of gun ownership. Well, they argued being undermined, but today's nationwide referendum shows voters think differently, they have overwhelmingly backed the new gun laws following their government said, vice the BBC's imaging folks Australia's Scott Morrison has secured another term as prime minister after a surprise sweep in Saturday's federal elections. His win up ends polls predicting a loss for his coalition government. I made me held in Washington, and you're listening to NPR news. This is WNYC in New York. I'm David I as mayor de Blasios takes aim at President Trump during his first weekend on the campaign trail WNYC's bridge Bergen reports that strategy is raising eyebrows. The mayor has been doing some name calling, he says President Trump is a con artist. So he's dubbed him Khan done. Well that line of attack big laughs in Iowa. It was not well received by some voters in South Carolina like Joyce, Dickerson, a local elected official, not with me. I actor enough. I really do. She wants the mayor to focus on her. Neighbors struggles when they can stay on their home, their water bills. All of these, these are the things that are important to the voters for a campaign. That's just getting off the ground. The mayor is likely to continue to tweak his message based on what he hears from voters here in South Carolina, and elsewhere. Police say an elderly woman was fatally struck by taxi as she was crossing a street in lower Manhattan. She was hit by a yellow camp while crossing Broome street. And so today, she was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver was arrested on charges, including failure to lead to yield to a pedestrian and that burning billboard in Times Square attracted a lot of attention yesterday. The F D N Y says the fire did not cause any damage to the building attached to, and there were no injuries flame started to shoot out of the digital billboard just after three pm the fire department says that fire was out.

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