Policy Perspectives’ Editor-in-Chief Jessica Burnell joins the WonkCast crew in our second episode this season to discuss how states use TRAP laws to restrict abortion. These laws target abortion clinics themselves, aiming to disincentive abortion services by making them harder to provide. Listen in to learn more about the history of these laws and their viability in the courts.
Nathaniel Rupp returns for this second episode, joined by new co-hosts Gabe Moss and Katherine Lundie, along with Jessica Blackband, our new moderator.
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For more information from the Below the Fold segment, see the links below:
This is the Marine Corps’ first female infantry officer, Business Insider
Uber To Lose License In London: Service Is ‘Not Fit And Proper,’ City Says, NPR
E.P.A. Threatens to Stop Funding Justice Dept. Environmental Work, The New York Times
Supreme Court begins new term with case on whether workers can be forced into individual arbitration, The Washington Post
Nearly Half of Americans Don’t Know Puerto Ricans Are Fellow Citizens, The New York Times
And for links for The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly:
Free-Speech Debate Misses Kaepernick’s Point, Bloomberg
José Andrés Is Serving 97,000 Meals Per Day in Puerto Rico, Eater
Puerto Rico faces looming Medicaid crisis, The Hill
Trump Administration Explains Vote Against United Nations Resolution, Human Rights Campaign
NYC Delivers First-Ever City Plan to Meet the Goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, City of New York
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