Growing up as an immigrant in America, Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

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Abortion-rights protesters regroup and protest following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade
Abortion-rights protesters regroup and protest following Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, federally protected right to abortion, in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. 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. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal protection of abortion rights today, overturning the landmark case of Roe v. Wade. We talk with a court expert about the reasoning behind the ruling and what it means for abortion access. Plus, an author shares his experience as a Muslim immigrant in America and using humor to deal with racism.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Wajahat Ali Guest
  • Susan Liebell Guest