Abortion voting results, Doing nothing

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A protester's sign says "abortion is healthcare."
Jake Bodoh of Madison holds a sign during a protest for abortion access following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade on Friday, June 24, 2022, in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

An abortion politics expert joins us to discuss what the midterm election results mean for the future of abortion in the U.S. Then, we talk to a Wisconsin professor teaching a class about being intentional about doing nothing and being mindful.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Claire McKinney Guest
  • Constance Kassor Guest
  • Ava Matz Guest