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A mother tried to help her daughter obtain an abortion, only to be harassed and threatened with arrest. Are anti-abortion activists targeting those seeking legal abortions? Then, newly uncovered video shows how much activists altered hidden camera footage to make it seem like Planned Parenthood was admitting to illegally selling fetal tissue. In our weekly web segment, law enforcement and the iPhone. Then, two professors who teach a class together are both dealing with cancer, and writing about it. And, finally, we say goodbye to renowned architect Zaha Hadid, who died suddenly Thursday.

Banner Image: Anti-abortion protest at Planned Parenthood

Producers:
Matt Holzman
Anna Scott
Jolie Myers
Christian Bordal
Laura Swisher

When Anti-abortion Activists Intimidate and Harass 11 MIN, 37 SEC

Donald Trump said Wednesday that women should face legal punishment for getting abortions. He then retracted that statement. However, the inevitable backlash raises an important question: are women already facing certain kinds of punishment for seeking abortions? A single mother in Mississippi told the investigative news outlet Rewire about threats she and her daughter received after she tried to help her daughter legally obtain an abortion.

Guests:
Sharona Coutts, Rewire (@sharonacoutts)

More:
Anti-Choice Activists, Using Bogus Legal Threats, Trick Teens Into Signing Away Abortion Rights

Newly Uncovered Videos Reveal Anti-abortion Activist Tactics 8 MIN, 5 SEC

Anti-abortion activists were emboldened by undercover videos that appeared to show Planned Parenthood admitting to illegally selling fetal tissue. A dozen state investigations have cleared Planned Parenthood of any wrongdoing, and the people who made the videos have been indicted for fraud and and are facing civil lawsuits. The activists say they were simply acting as “investigative journalists,” but as a Los Angeles Times/UC Berkeley Investigative Reporting Program collaboration reports, newly uncovered videos reveal their tactics were more than simply investigative.


Guests:
Paige St. John, Los Angeles Times (@paigestjohn)

More:
How anti-abortion activists used undercover Planned Parenthood videos to further a political cause

Web Roundup with Xeni Jardin: When Law Enforcement Unlocks iPhones 7 MIN, 24 SEC

The FBI insisted that if Apple unlocked the iPhone in the San Bernardino terrorism case that it would be a one-time deal. Now it’s been reported that they’ll help unlock an iPhone and iPod in an Arkansas murder case. And in another case, the LAPD was issued a warrant earlier this year that would have allowed them to use a murder suspect’s finger to unlock their iPhone. That and more in this week’s web roundup.

Guests:
Xeni Jardin, BoingBoing.net (@xeni)

2 Professors Face Breast Cancer Together 14 MIN, 51 SEC

Judy Muller and Alison Trope, who co-teach a class together at USC, were both diagnosed with breast cancer this last year. Now they’re sharing their personal stories on Medium, the online blog network, and they join Madeleine to talk about why.

Guests:
Judy Muller, University of Southern California (@judusc)
Alison Trope, USC

More:
HER-2: an ongoing series

Remembering Renowned Architect Zaha Hadid 6 MIN, 15 SEC

World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid passed away suddenly Thursday after suffering a heart attack at a Miami hospital. She was 65 years old. News of her sudden death shocked the architecture world. We’ll talk about the life and work of the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize.

Guests:
Christopher Hawthorne, Los Angeles Times (@hawthorneLAT)

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