What Next

How an Abortion Bill Started the Mess in Virginia

Are we about to see a lot more bare-knuckled politicking as states try to expand access to abortions?

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Virginia is in chaos as racist stunts and allegations of sexual assault threaten to upend the political careers of four top state officials. How did we get here? It all started with a debate over an abortion bill.

Guest: Anna North, senior reporter for Vox. Read her story on what the nasty politicking has to do with abortion rights.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Anna Martin