Danforth Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Activist Sandra Fluke Discusses Women’s Rights, Year-Long Journey http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/activist-sandra-fluke-discusses-women-s-rights-year-long-journey <p>Sandra Fluke is an attorney and women’s rights activist.</p><p>One year ago this month, Fluke was a law school student at Georgetown University and found herself immersed in a contentious national debate over the role of contraceptive coverage and whether coverage should be mandatory.&nbsp; Opponents of mandatory coverage cited religious objections.</p><p>Sandra Fluke testified about the issue before Democrats in Congress.&nbsp; After that, conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut” and made other derogatory comments.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:24:47 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 9234 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Activist Sandra Fluke Discusses Women’s Rights, Year-Long Journey Conservative Columnist George Will On Climate Change, Immigration And Baseball http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/conservative-columnist-george-will-climate-change-immigration-and-baseball <p>George Will is a Pulitzer Prize-winning political journalist and author. &nbsp;He is perhaps most well-known for his conservative columns in the <em>Washington Post</em>, which have appeared in the paper since 1974.<br><br>Will is scheduled to deliver the fall 2012 keynote speech for the <a href="http://rap.wustl.edu/">John C. Danforth Center on Religion &amp; Politics</a> at Washington University.<br> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 21:00:05 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 7043 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Conservative Columnist George Will On Climate Change, Immigration And Baseball