​Paris held hostage, birth industrial complex & the dangers of conversion therapy

In this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, features an on the ground report from RT Correspondent, Peter Oliver, from France to discuss the latest updates in the attack on the satirical newspaper, Charlies Hebdo, and subsequent hostage crises that have rocked the nation. Abby speaks with Zainab Chaudry, Chair of the Maryland Office for the Council on American-Islamic Relations and Jamal Dajani, a journalist and filmmaker, about the impact the Paris attacks will have on the relationship between Muslims and the Western world. Abby also talks to Whitney Pinger, Director of Midwifery at George Washington University Hospital, about a new study from the British National Health Service showing that having babies in birth centers is actually safer than having them in a hospital. BTS wraps up the show with Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, policy adviser at the National Center for Transgender Equality, about the struggles facing transgendered people and the dangers of conversion therapy.


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