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April 11, 2023
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“Clarence Thomas’ Sügar Daddy.”

In This Episode

The Biden Administration fights to keep abortion medication legal. Justice Clarence Thomas has a secret billionaire sugar daddy with a thing for Nazi memorabilia. Strict Scrutiny’s Leah Litman joins to break down the latest legal news. And Tennessee Democrats fight back after Republicans vote to expel two black state lawmakers. Then the guys take on the kookiest new culture wars with a round of One Line with Cocaine Bear.


Show Notes

  • NYT: Judge Invalidates F.D.A. Approval of the Abortion Pill Mifepristone
  • WaPo: Texas abortion pill ruling threatens FDA
  • White House: Statement from President Joe Biden on Decision in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. FDA
  • Politico Pulse: Two abortion pill rulings. One uncertain future.
  • Steve Vladeck tweet
  • David S. Cohen tweet
  • Slate: Actually, One Texas Judge Is Not the Final Decision-Maker on Medication Abortion Politico: Ignore the courts? Some Democrats say Texas abortion pill ruling demands it. Politico: Abortion was a 50/50 issue. Now, it’s Republican quicksand.
  • Politico: No Wisconsin wake-up call: Republicans go full steam ahead on abortion restrictions
  • The Cut: Abortion Wins Elections: The fight to make reproductive rights the centerpiece of the Democratic Party’s 2024 agenda.
  • ProPublica: For over 20 years, Clarence Thomas has been treated to luxury vacations by billionaire Republican donor Harlan Crow.
  • Washingtonian: Clarence Thomas’s Billionaire Benefactor Collects Hitler Artifacts
  • NYT: Justice Thomas Says He Was Advised Lavish Gifts Did Not Need to Be Reported
  • CNN: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls Justice Clarence Thomas’ trips a ‘very serious problem’ that warrants impeachment
  • Politico: Justice Clarence Thomas defends ‘family trips’ with GOP donor
  • NYT: Outrage at G.O.P. Could Propel Expelled Democrats Right Back to House
  • NPR: Tennessee House votes to expel 2 of 3 Democratic members over gun protest
  • WaPo: Who are the Tennessee Three? Here’s what to know.