After years of finger-pointing over the abuse and death of children in public care, social workers have sued LA County over staffing ratios at the Department of Children and Family Services. They claim they're often responsible for twice as many endangered children as their contract calls for. We hear from a social worker who's quitting her job and from Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky. Also, retired Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court Ron George talks about same-sex marriage and why legislators w don't provide more money for the justice system.
On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, President Obama's Affordable Care Act is the biggest new government program since Medicare, but the disastrous roll-out is threatening his second term. Can he restore public confidence before he becomes a "lame duck?"
Banner Image: Angelica Cervantes (R) and her six-yera-old son Tomas Cervantes, sit in a motel room, Lucy Nicholson/Reuters