Fetal personhood, Biden in Middle East

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A celebration outside the Supreme Court, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Washington
A celebration outside the Supreme Court, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Washington. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years — a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court’s landmark abortion cases. Steve Helber/AP Photo

A reproductive law professor joins us to explain the fetal personhood movement following the overturn of Roe v. Wade. Then, we talk to a foreign affairs reporter about the impacts of Biden’s trip to the Middle East.

Featured in this Show

  • Where the fetal personhood movement stands with Roe overturned

    Some legal experts think the push to recognize fetal personhood may be the next big fight in reproductive rights now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned. We talk to a reproductive law expert about the history of the movement, and some of the practical and legal implications of granting personhood to the unborn.

  • What President Biden's trip through Middle East means for U.S. foreign policy

    President Biden wrapped up a trip to meet with leaders of countries in the Middle East. We check in on the implications for U.S. foreign policy.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Mary Ziegler Guest
  • Nahal Toosi Guest