State News Roundup, What Will Happen To Boomers’ Houses?, Split In The United Methodist Church

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Supporters of LGBTQ rights hold placards in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Washington. The Supreme Court heard arguments in its first cases on LGBT rights since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

Our state news roundup takes us to Brown County and a possible “Second Amendment Sanctuary” distinction. We also talk with a reporter about a potential real estate inventory glut as Baby Boomers age out of their homes. And we look at a United Methodist Church fracture over same-sex marriage.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup – January 10, 2020

    The Brown County Board is weighing a proposal that would make the county a “Second Amendment sanctuary.” We find out about the debate over the issue. We also check in on the Madison School Board’s reconsideration of its racial slur policy.

  • What Will Happen To The Housing Market When The Boomer Generation Starts Selling Their Millions Of Homes?

    As the boomer generation ages, some wonder what will happen when the tens of millions of homes they occupy will start to be vacated and come onto the housing market. We talk to a Wall Street Journal reporter who recently tried to answer that question.

  • United Methodist Church Expected To Split Over Gay Marriage

    The United Methodist Church is expected to splinter over deep disagreements between conservative and liberal factions on gay marriage. We talk to an expert on religion and politics about the historic significance of the news, and how LGBTQ issues are playing out in other faiths in 2020.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Doug Schneider Guest
  • Miranda Suarez Guest
  • Laura Kusisto Guest
  • Ryan Burge Guest
  • Rachael Vasquez Interviewer

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