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US Supreme Court

  • YLR Host Jeff Hayden is joined by tonight’s co-host, Emmy nominated NBC political and legal analyst Dean Johnson.In our first segment, we are joined by David Nazzaro; together we will look at the emergence of sovereign citizens upsetting the norms under which the stem operates, metes out justiceAs most of you probably know, a draft of what may become the supreme court’s opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health – a major decision -- was leaked to the press on Monday, an occurrence that heretofore has been very, very rare if it has even occurred before at all. Our second segment features Ben Feuer, Chairman of the California Appellate Law Group, who explains how the leak indicates a sea change, affecting the image and operation of the high court, and where this might lead. The draft opinion indicates that the court is preparing to overturn Roe v. Wade. Our third segment features Emily Beach, former Burlingame city councilmember and the lone woman in a local congressional race, who as a catholic, and the mother of two teenagers, discusses the responsibilities of motherhood and the first-hand the difficult reproductive choices women face.Our final segment provides a chance for hosts, our guests, and callers alike, to see if these developments coincide by accident, or represent a further erosion of social norms. For tonight’s special program, we will only accept calls in the final half-hour.Join Jeff, Dean and their guests by calling (866) 798-8255.
  • How deeply are our most personal rights threatened by abortion cases now before the U.S. Supreme Court? Along with abortion, how much are our rights to marry whomever we want, have (consensual) sex the way we like and with whomever we want, and have gender-affirming surgery - for example - also at risk?
  • Happy New Year? We all hope 2021 will be kinder to us than 2020 … but only time will tell. So this week: 2020 in the queer-view mirror and a look ahead…
  • On Today's Your Call we’ll talk about the court’s ruling allowing companies to refuse to provide contraceptive coverage based on their religious rights;…
  • Some drug offenders to benefit from Justice Dept. changes… Regulation moves forward in California Assembly… E-cigs to be regulated like tobacco… 4/20…