Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Legislators on Beacon Hill are considering a bill that would ban youth tackle football until eighth grade. We opened up the lines and asked our listeners: Is it for the government to decide?
  • The concussion wars are playing out at the University of Colorado. Trenni Kusnierek, sports reporter and anchor for NBC Boston, discussed that and more.
  • Rep. Stephen Lynch shared his take on the Mueller report, what Democrats should do next, and the ever-expanding field of 2020 candidates.
  • Can eco-conscious carnivores have their steak and eat it too? Weighing in was Corby Kummer, a senior editor at The Atlantic, an award-winning food writer and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition and Policy.
  • A new FRONTLINE documentary looks at the debate over abortion and how it’s playing out in Pennsylvania. We spoke with Elizabeth Leiter, co-producer of "The Abortion Divide."
  • CNN's John King brought us up to speed on national news. King is the host of "Inside Politics" and CNN's chief national correspondent.
  • We opened up the lines and asked our listeners about the end of the Stop & Shop supermarket strike.