Political Gabfest

The “Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health” Edition

The Supreme Court considers overturning Roe and Casey, Omicron, and the Cuomo brothers’ scandals.


Episode Notes

Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:

Diana Greene Foster for the New York Times: “What Happens When It’s Too Late to Get an Abortion

University of California, San Francisco, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), The Turnaway Study

Ross Douthat for the New York Times: “The Case Against Abortion

Will Saletan for Slate: “Republicans Will Be Sorry if the Supreme Court Overturns Roe

Here’s this week’s chatter:

Emily: On the Media: “A Different Hanukkah Story

John: Garret Keizer for Harper’s: “The Third Force

David: Hannah Towey for Insider: “Check Out Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes’ Handwritten 4 A.M. Schedule That Was Submitted as She Testified That Her Ex-Boyfriend Was Abusive

Listener chatter from Chuck Piehl: Mankato Free Press: “Making Havoc Not the Point of Public Records

For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment Emily, John, and David share their best holiday gift ideas.
Tweet us your questions and chatters @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.

Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.


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