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Part 2: What Are The Implications Of The New Abortion Law On Women, Texans, And The Country?

Posted on · A legal and medical expert look into how the abortion restriction law can penalize clinics, impact medically at-risk pregnancies, and other listener questions and concerns.

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What Are The Implications Of The New Abortion Law On Women, Texans, And The Country?

Posted on · The Supreme Court declined to block the law in a 5 to 4 vote. The new Texas law states that abortions are banned after "cardiac activity" is detected in the fetus, estimated at six weeks, without exemptions for incest or rape.

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Do Vaccines Protect Against New COVID Variants? (June 14, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's show: The effect vaccines have on new COVID-19 variants, how recently passed Texas laws seek to chip away at the Constitution's Establishment Clause, answers to your pet care questions, and an update on Houston sports.

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Wednesday’s Show: Outbreaks At Nursing Homes, Constitutional Rights Amid A Crisis, And Nora Dunn (April 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Dealing with coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes, how we balance Constitutional rights with the special circumstances of a global pandemic, our weekly political roundup, and SNL alum Nora Dunn.

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Full Show: The U.S. Supreme Court’s Final Decisions, And Last Night’s Democratic Presidential Debate Overview (June 27, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine the U.S. Supreme Court's final opinions as they end their term, Houston Matters' host Craig Cohen gives us an overview of last night's Democratic presidential debate, and we look at efforts to reduce suicides in Harris County jails. We also speak with local American Ninja Warrior Daniel Gil, and the folks involved in the rock opera Speeding Motorcycle.

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Houston Student Sues School District Over Expulsion For Sitting During Pledge

Posted on · India Landry, a senior from Windfern High School, is suing her school district after being expelled for not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. We learn about her case and discuss our national fixation on things that are largely symbolic.

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As Supreme Court Term Ends, What Rulings Affect Texas?

Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court just wrapped up its latest term. What were the biggest cases the High Court handed down, and what could they mean for you? We talk with constitutional law scholars Josh Blackman and Rocky Rhodes of South Texas College of Law Houston.

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Reviewing the Supreme Court Session, and Defining Patriotism: Friday’s Show (June 30, 2017)

Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court just wrapped up its latest term. What were the biggest cases the High Court handed down, and what could they mean for you? We talk with constitutional law scholars Josh Blackman and Rocky Rhodes of South Texas College of Law Houston. Also this hour, with the Fourth of July approaching, we […]