Today on Boston Public Radio:
Art Caplan weighed in on the ethics of the leaked Supreme Court decision draft that would overturn Roe v. Wade, and potential attacks on birth control access. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City.
We began the show by asking listeners for their thoughts on the future of abortion care.
Juliette Kayyem discussed the latest news out of Ukraine, including the supply chain issues slowing down U.S. aid there. Kayyem is former assistant secretary for homeland security under President Barack Obama, and the faculty chair of the homeland-security program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Nick Quah shared his recent favorites from the world of podcasting, focusing on Radiotopia’s “Oprahdemics” from hosts Kellie Carter Jackson and Leah Wright Rigeur, and Karina Longworth’s latest season of “You Must Remember This.” Quah is Vulture’s podcast critic.
Carol Rose shared her legal analysis of the Supreme Court’s leaked decision draft on Roe v. Wade. She also discussed the Mass. Senate’s upcoming debate on whether to pass a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to apply for Mass. driver’s licenses. Rose is the executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts.
Dr. Virginia Sinnott-Stutzman joined us for “Ask the Veterinarian,” talking about the pandemic pet boom and the increasing number of workplaces allowing pets in the office. Sinnott-Stutzman is a senior staff veterinarian at Angell Animal Medical Center.