1:31: Discussion on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
39:06: “Lightning round” on SCOTUS decisions concerning guns and school choice
51:32: Weekly Listener Question: More than most political ideologies, many of the prominent libertarian thinkers were women—Ayn Rand, Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, etc. I think it’s safe to say that the movement wouldn’t exist without them. But libertarianism today, fairly or not, is stereotyped as being almost all men, often men who are, shall we say, not the most socially adept. Why has that stereotype developed? And how do we, in practice, change both the impression and the actual amount of women in the movement? Bonus question: Katherine—which Roundtabler is like which Buffy the Vampire Slayer character? And why is Nick Cordelia Chase (or Faith, though mostly because of the leather jacket aesthetic)?
This week’s links:
“Clarence Thomas Calls To ‘Reconsider’ Gay Marriage, Sodomy Rulings,” by Scott Shackford
“Outside the Supreme Court, Our First Glimpse of Post-Roe Politics,” by Christian Britschgi
“Get Ready for the Post-Roe Sex Police!” by Nick Gillespie
“In Defense of Roe,” by Nick Gillespie and Regan Taylor
“Alito’s Leaked Abortion Opinion Misunderstands Unenumerated Rights,” by Damon Root
Send your questions to [email protected]. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name.
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