Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Restrictions, Businesses Weather Uncertain Times

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Pro-choice and anti-abortion demonstrators outside the Supreme Court in 1989, Washington DC
Pro-choice and anti-abortion demonstrators stage concurrent events outside the United States Supreme Court Building, Washington DC, April 26, 1989. The rallies were held on the day of the opening arguments in the Webster v Reproductive Health Services case at the Court. Lorie Shaull (CC BY-SA 2.0)

First, we speak to one of the leading authorities on the legal history of abortion in America about the U.S Supreme Court decision to strike down Louisiana restrictions on abortion clinics. Then, we check in with smalls businesses surviving the COVID-19 pandemic and protests against police brutality.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Mary Ziegler Guest
  • Keith Stanley Guest
  • Jason Ilstrup Guest