Vermonters weigh in on Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade
Live call-in discussion: The Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion in the United States. And while abortion remains legal in Vermont, the court's decision evoked strong emotions from Vermonters on both sides of the argument.
This hour, host Mikaela Lefrak will speak to a University of Vermont political science professor about the specifics of the court's decision and what it will mean for Vermonters. A UVM professor of history will explain Vermont's reproductive liberty amendment, or Prop 5, which will be on ballots this November. A Catholic church leader will discuss what the Supreme Court ruling and Prop 5 mean for those who oppose abortion.
Our guests are:
- Lisa Holmes, associate professor of political science, University of Vermont
- Felicia Kornbluh, professor of history and of gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, University of Vermont
Editor's note: Bishop Christopher Coyne of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington was originally booked, but didn't appear on today's show.
Broadcast live at noon on Monday, June 27, 2022; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.
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