In this episode of the Anchoring Truths podcast, Professor David Bernstein, of the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, joins host Garrett Snedeker and JWI intern Sophia Harrison to discuss his newest book Classified: The Untold Story of Racial Classification in America. Professor Bernstein discusses the problems with classifying race and ethnicity using imprecise, government mandated categories. The extent of the problem extends beyond affirmative action programs to funding for federal contracts as well as how pharmaceutical companies have had to conduct research into developing new drugs. Of further interest to our listeners, Snedeker served as a research assistant for Bernstein on the book.
Garrett Snedeker and JWI Intern Sarah Merly sit down with Ryan Anderson, President of EPPC and JWI Fellowship Faculty member, to discuss how Abortion has impacted our culture and political discourse. They analyze how the Dobbs decision may play out in the years ahead.
Ben and Professor Arkes break down the intricacies of where there is disagreement amongst Republicans and within the pro-life movement, as well as what individual states may do now that abortion is no longer a constitutionally guaranteed right.
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