From a landmark Supreme Court case to a bevy of state bans being argued in the lower courts, 2020 is shaping up to be a wild ride for abortion rights in the United States. In our final Boom! Lawyered episode of 2019, Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo map out every case worth following in the year ahead.
Artist B Hayward reflects on her trials and tribulations navigating a health-care system that is only now becoming trans-aware.
Today, the Supreme Court declined an appeal challenging a Kentucky law that forces doctors to show and describe ultrasound images before performing an abortion—even if patients avert their eyes or ask the doctor to stop. In this emergency episode of Boom! Lawyered, Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy explain what this means for the First Amendment and abortion rights in Kentucky and around the country.
Join host Lindsay Beyerstein for a completely new investigative season of The Breach exploring one central question: what happens when drug use during pregnancy becomes a felony? Hear from experts, locals, officials, and a woman from the jail in which she was held under a law that few people even knew existed—until now.
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