When Ashley Franks got pregnant with her son, her grandfather kicked her out of the house. She didn’t know where to go. So she lived out of her car throughout the pregnancy. “Daily life [when living in the car] is trying to find a place to take a shower, make sure that your hygiene is kept up, make sure that your vehicle is running properly, because that’s all you have,” Franks says.
A Texas House committee's attempt to consider a bill regarding "the rights of a living child born after an abortion" boiled over Monday, leading to tears from the committee chairman, frustration from Republicans and a boycott by Democrats that delayed the hearing for a few hours.
KERA's Bill Zeeble takes a tour of the first installations.
Seismologist Lucy Jones joins us to talk about the long-term psychological toll natural disasters have on the people who experience them. Her book “The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them)” has just been released in paperback.
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