A Louisiana law requiring doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital is set to go into effect after a long court battle. Last week, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans denied a request to rehear the case. Opponents worry this law will make it nearly impossible for a woman to access an abortion in Louisiana, a right protected by Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling issued 46 years ago this week.
ARTS & CULTURE
This week on Inside the Arts, a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit is in final days at the New Orleans Museum of Art. The Orléans Collection, honors the city's tricentennial. It features masterpieces from around the world that were once within the private collection of Phillippe II, the Duke of Orléans, our city's namesake. WWNO's Eileen Fleming takes us on tour with Vanessa Schmid, NOMA's senior research curator for European Art. Then, the NOLA Project Theatre Company continues its world premiere of...
In federal courts around the nation, the wheels of justice may soon be grinding to a halt. The government shutdown has already caused delays and disruptions throughout the federal court system, and officials are bracing for things to get a lot worse next week. There is that huge uncertainty, and it will impact our clients' access to justice. - Julie Olson, assistant public defender The strain is apparent among lawyers walking in and out of Boston's Federal District Court. Passing in front of...
On this edition of Le Show Harry commemorates two years of President Donald Trump’s administration with a series of original musical parodies dubbed “The Donald Trump Songbook.” Harry considers the government shutdown, Trump’s character, his family, business relations and more. And we’ll round out the show with new editions of Harry Reads the Trades, News of the Warm, and The Apologies of the Week.
This week on The Reading Life: Award-winning author Daniel José Older, whose new book for middle grade readers is “Dactyl Hill Squad.” He is also the creator of the urban fantasy series, "Bone Street Rumba," as well as the "Shadowshaper" series for young adults.
FOOD & DINING
Americans waste more than 373 Million pounds of food each day. That’s a pound per person. On this week’s show, we’re talking trash — in a productive way, of course! We meet a few individuals who are working to tackle the widespread problem of food and water waste.