Special needs students get county fair experience, The enforcement of Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban

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Abortion rights supporter and opponents protest outside Wisconsin capitol building.
Tim Jones, in foreground, stands outside the Wisconsin Capitol supporting overturning Wisconsin’s near total ban on abortion Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Madison, Wis. Morry Gash/AP Photo

Two Bay Port FFA members explain how they will involve special needs students in the exhibiting of swine at the Brown County Fair. Then, the second episode of a WPR podcast exploring how the state’s abortion ban was enforced in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • 'How We Got Here' episode two: Enforcing Wisconsin's 1849 abortion ban

    For more than a century, abortion was illegal in Wisconsin. But abortions were also widely available, through folk practices and later underground networks of physicians. What was the landscape like? The second episode in a new WPR podcast explains.

  • Special needs students get fair experience from Bay Port FFA

    The Bay Port FFA is connecting Brown County Fair exhibitors with special needs students. The mission is to teach students how to raise and show swine. Two local FFA members share why the “Special Drive” is important to the community.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Megan Rocheleau Guest
  • Nadia Harrig Guest

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