The Half Hour with YuYu Yuan and Spencer Travis: Ep. 36 - Roe is Overturned

Keep that current event knowledge flowing, Extempers! Episode 36 of The Half Hour with YuYu Yuan and Spencer Travis is here! You are at the right place to learn, grab some research, and improve your extemporaneous craft. In this new episode, YuYu and Spencer discuss the overturning of Roe and the political fallout.


 

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36 | Roe is Overturned


-----Description of Podcast-----

The overturn of Roe v. Wade was shocking to the political world. The Supreme Court’s legitimacy is now in question after a shocking reversal. In this episode, YuYu and Spencer discuss the impact of the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade.


-----Possible Extemp Questions-----

Is the Supreme Court losing its legitimacy?

Should U.S. Supreme Court Justices be elected?


-----Sources from this Video-----

National Archives - The Constitution of the United States: A Transcript - https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/constitution-transcript#toc-article-iii--2

The White House - The Judicial Branch - https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/our-government/the-judicial-branch/

NBC News - Supreme Court Justices Say the Institution must be Nonpartisan - but they make it Political - https://www.nbcnews.com/think/amp/ncna1279280

NBC News - What Supreme Court Justices said about Roe and Abortion in their Confirmations - https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna35246

LX - What does the Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion actually say? - https://www.lx.com/politics/what-does-the-leaked-supreme-court-draft-opinion-actually-say/52357/?amp

Newsweek - AOC Lists Seven Ways Democrats Can Fight Back Against Roe Being Overturned - https://www.newsweek.com/seven-ways-democrats-can-fight-back-against-roe-v-wade-being-overturned-aoc-1719398

NPR - A GOP congresswoman said the end of Roe is a 'historic victory for white life' - https://www.npr.org/2022/06/26/1107710215/roe-overturned-mary-miller-historic-victory-for-white-life

New York Times - Biden, Chiding Court, Endorses Ending Filibuster to Codify Abortion Rights - https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/30/world/europe/biden-nato-jan-6.html

The Hill - Boebert says she is ‘tired’ of separation between church and state: ‘The church is supposed to direct the government’ - https://thehill.com/homenews/house/3540071-boebert-says-she-is-tired-of-separation-between-church-and-state-the-church-is-supposed-to-direct-the-government/

The Guardian - US pharmacies reportedly set purchase limit on emergency contraception pills - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/jun/28/emergency-contraception-pills-pharmacies

The New Yorker - Roe’s Final Hours in One of America’s Largest Abortion Clinics - https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/roes-final-hours-in-one-of-americas-largest-abortion-clinics

Washington Post - Judge temporarily blocks ‘trigger law’ on abortion in Louisiana - https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/06/27/abortion-trigger-law-supreme-court/

The New York Times - What are abortion trigger laws and which states have them? - https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/25/us/trigger-laws-abortion-states-roe.html

NPR - Abortion-rights advocates in the 13 trigger law states refuse to give up post-Roe - https://www.npr.org/2022/07/01/1107662821/abortion-rights-advocates-in-the-13-trigger-law-states-refuse-to-give-up-post-ro

The New York Times - ‘It’s Become Real’: Abortion Decision Roils Midterms, Sending Fight to States - https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/24/us/politics/abortion-roe-wade-midterm-elections.html

PBS News Hour - Americans want government to prioritize abortion, women’s rights after Roe v. Wade ruling, according to poll - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/americans-want-government-to-prioritize-abortion-womens-rights-after-roe-v-wade-ruling-according-to-poll

New York Post - More men getting vasectomies after ‘triggering’ Roe v. Wade decision - https://nypost.com/2022/07/01/more-men-getting-vasectomies-after-roe-v-wade-decision-report/


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Video/Audio Recording: Zoom Video Communications

Production Recording: OBS Studio

Design Production: Adobe Express

Hosts: YuYu Yuan, Spencer Travis

Produced By: Spencer Travis

Edited By: Joshua Mitchell

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Music By: Lyle Wiley (Production: GarageBand)


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