Abortion Challenge Coming To Supreme Court, Changes To Who’s Thrift-Shopping, Used Car Prices

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Cars drive through an empty parking lot at Southpoint Mall in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Gerry Broome/AP Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take a case challenging a Mississippi abortion law. We talk about what’s at stake for the right to an abortion. Then, we talk about the impact of thrift shopping becoming trendy. And, we dig into why the prices of used cars are rising.

Featured in this Show

  • US Supreme Court Accepts Case Which Could Limit Abortion Rights

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Mississippi’s ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. We talk with a legal expert about the particulars of the case and what it could mean for abortion rights around the country.

  • Is Overconsumption Possible At The Thrift Store?

    Thrift shopping, especially for clothes, has grown in popularity in recent years with more and more people choosing to buy clothing in mass to resell in online spaces. Some people are worried this type of consumption could be making it difficult for others to find items to fit their needs and at reasonable price points. We talk about the concept of gentrification at the thrift store.

  • What's Driving Up Used Car Prices?

    If you’re in the market for a used vehicle, you might have a tough time finding what you want – especially at the price you want. We look at what’s causing prices to skyrocket and when they might come down.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Mary Ziegler Guest
  • Adam Minter Guest
  • Jamie Page Deaton Guest

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