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Panelists discuss what might have motivated the recent shooting in Buffalo, NY. They also analyze “the Great Replacement Theory” and Trump’s hold on the GOP.

from Left, Right & Center

In the U.S., roughly two-thirds of people are against overturning Roe v. Wade, but most support some restrictions on abortion, according to a new poll.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of a 20-year-old campaign finance law that limits how much money candidates can loan to their own campaigns.

Ted Cruz manufactures campaign finance lawsuit, wins at Supreme Court

Today the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of a 20-year-old campaign finance law that limits how much money candidates can loan to their own campaigns.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This past weekend, six mass shootings rocked communities across the U.S. What’s causing the rise in gun violence?

Why surge in US gun sales? Job loss, COVID social disruptions

This past weekend, six mass shootings rocked communities across the U.S. What’s causing the rise in gun violence?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Panelists discuss how abortion rights could play out during the midterms, and how to win the Latino and Gen Z vote.

How can Democrats protect abortion rights after failed Senate vote?

Panelists discuss how abortion rights could play out during the midterms, and how to win the Latino and Gen Z vote.

from Left, Right & Center

Five of California’s largest law enforcement agencies have serious issues with bias, according to the state auditor. Some police trainers are tied to far-right extremists.

How bias gets reinforced when far-right extremists train CA cops

Five of California’s largest law enforcement agencies have serious issues with bias, according to the state auditor. Some police trainers are tied to far-right extremists.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed $125 million legislation would expand abortion access in California, budgeting for more than 1 million abortion seekers traveling to the state per year.

Newsom wants CA to fund abortions for people in states that ban it

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed $125 million legislation would expand abortion access in California, budgeting for more than 1 million abortion seekers traveling to the state per year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Nearly half of all U.S. OB/GYN residency programs are in states that could ban abortions if Roe v. Wade falls. But abortion care can be applied to other specialties.

OB/GYN residents will get ‘second-rate’ education if abortions are banned

Nearly half of all U.S. OB/GYN residency programs are in states that could ban abortions if Roe v. Wade falls. But abortion care can be applied to other specialties.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been surveilling anyone living in the U.S., from immigrants to citizens, and it can get around state laws that try to protect undocumented…

ICE surveillance sidesteps privacy laws and warrants: New report

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been surveilling anyone living in the U.S., from immigrants to citizens, and it can get around state laws that try to protect undocumented…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How abortion plays out in the Supreme Court and California — and how Democrats respond to it — will drive voters to the midterm polls and inform their decisions, says Politico’s Jeremy…

Midterm races have been referendum on Biden. Abortion could change that

How abortion plays out in the Supreme Court and California — and how Democrats respond to it — will drive voters to the midterm polls and inform their decisions, says Politico’s Jeremy…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Abortions were considered common in the 19th century. How did the medical procedure become so politicized today?

Anti-abortion movement pushed 50-year crusade to end Roe v. Wade

Abortions were considered common in the 19th century. How did the medical procedure become so politicized today?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“CARE Court” aims to help Californians with mental health and addiction disorders, but civil liberty activists question its effectiveness and legality.

Can CARE Court curb CA’s homelessness and mental health crises?

“CARE Court” aims to help Californians with mental health and addiction disorders, but civil liberty activists question its effectiveness and legality.

from Greater LA

An Orange County judge overturned a second-degree murder conviction for two men after they served nearly 30 years behind bars.

OC men served 30 years in prison for murder. Judge resentences them

An Orange County judge overturned a second-degree murder conviction for two men after they served nearly 30 years behind bars.

from Greater LA

Thousands of people with mental health issues have been sent (by courts) to a program that diverts them away from jail and into supportive housing.

Funding dries up for program aimed at LA’s ‘sickest of the sick’

Thousands of people with mental health issues have been sent (by courts) to a program that diverts them away from jail and into supportive housing.

from Greater LA

Abortion would become a homicide and constitutional rights would apply “from the moment of fertilization” — if Louisiana passes a new proposed bill.

Abortion is homicide? Whether Louisiana’s proposed law is legal

Abortion would become a homicide and constitutional rights would apply “from the moment of fertilization” — if Louisiana passes a new proposed bill.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A Florida politician is suing the federal government over what she says is unconstitutional regulation on gun ownership for marijuana users.

Gun rights v. med marijuana rights: You can have both, argues lawsuit

A Florida politician is suing the federal government over what she says is unconstitutional regulation on gun ownership for marijuana users.

from KCRW Features

The Supreme Court is likely to end Roe v. Wade this summer. How could that affect states’ rights and other rulings on privacy, like gay marriage?

Supreme Court poised to end Roe v. Wade. What next for abortion rights?

The Supreme Court is likely to end Roe v. Wade this summer. How could that affect states’ rights and other rulings on privacy, like gay marriage?

from Left, Right & Center

SoCal Congressman Adam Schiff says he’s returned from Ukraine with a deeper understanding of the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.

Ukraine needs more than military aid: Schiff reflects on visiting Zelensky

SoCal Congressman Adam Schiff says he’s returned from Ukraine with a deeper understanding of the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.

from KCRW Features

TV has lied about abortion, says researcher Tanya Melendez.

TV’s portrayal of abortions: Anti-motherhood to women with agency

TV has lied about abortion, says researcher Tanya Melendez.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thirteen states have laws that would restrict abortion access if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Utah would severely limit the situations where someone could get the procedure.

Threat to parent’s life, 2nd doctor’s approval: Utah trigger law limits abortions

Thirteen states have laws that would restrict abortion access if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Utah would severely limit the situations where someone could get the procedure.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand