Respect for Marriage Act, Cyber security, Reproductive health disparities

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Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington
In this Sunday, June 11, 2017 file photo, Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington. The Biden administration says the government will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care. That reverses a Trump-era policy that sought to narrow the scope of legal rights in sensitive situations involving medical care. Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo

We talk to a political science professor about the Respect for Marriage Act working its way through Congress. Then, we talk to Wisconsin’s consumer protection administrator about how to protect ourselves from cyber threats. later, we learn more about racial disparities in reproductive health care

Featured in this Show

  • What to know about the Respect for Marriage Act

    A bill that would legally codify marriage equality passed the U.S. House of Representatives. We talk about the bill’s chances in the Senate, what it would protect, and for whom.

  • How to look out for and protect yourself from increased cyber threats

    The FBI’s Milwaukee office is warning that the risk of cyber attacks is high in Wisconsin and across the country. We talk to a state consumer protection administration about how to protect ourselves.

  • Racial disparities within reproductive health access

    Experts say women of color will be the most affected by the overturning of Roe v Wade. A reproductive justice advocate breaks down those disparities.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Kimi King Guest
  • Lara Sutherlin Guest
  • Ann Marie Benitez Guest

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