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Ballot Talks: Fattah indictment, then the Senate race
In this week's edition of Ballot Talks: we discuss yesterday's indictment of Pennsylvania congressman Chaka Fattah on conspiracy charges with JEREMY ROEBUCK, who covers federal courts for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
David Casarett's "Stoned: A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana"
Marijuana might be one of the most misunderstood plants, especially when it comes to its medicinal properties. Many people have scoffed at the idea of medical marijuana, including physician DAVID CASARETT. That is, until, one of his patients asked him if it was viable option for her.
Actors Greta Gerwig & Lola Kirke on their new film 'Mistress America'
Do you ever remember feeling awkward and alone as a teenager and getting a crush on someone older who seems to be so full of life and has their act together? The new film 'Mistress America,' directed by Noah Baumbach, is about a lonely college freshman in New York City.
Over the last 40 years, America's approach to criminal justice has become more punitive with federal and state legislation focused on longer sentences for both violent and non-violent offenders. Now our prisons are overflowing and have fewer programs for rehabilitation and education. Recidivism rates are high.
The teen pregnancy rate in the U.S. is a lot higher than other developed countries - 3 out of 10 girls under the age of 20 gets pregnant. But recent studies have found that providing long-acting birth control to sexually active teens - things like IUDs - can significantly reduce that rate. Colorado brought their teen pregnancy rate down by 40%.
On July 10th, Sandra Bland was pulled over for failing to signal before changing lanes. The traffic stop when the police officer ordered her to get out of her vehicle after she refused to put out her cigarette. Ms. Bland was subsequently arrested, put in jail, and three days later she was found in her cell hanging from a plastic bag.
Guest: David Morris [From the Radio Times archive] Marine infantry officer DAVID MORRIS suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after being embedded as a journalist in Iraq and Afghanistan. Returning home and struggling with the illness, Morris began to [...]