The Line Between

6 segments

Slate’s Emily Bazelon discusses the thorny legal issues of the week including the proposed Virginia law that would mandate performing ultrasounds on women seeking abortions and the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take on a big case on affirmative action in higher education. Plus: the line between religion and politics in the Catholic Church; WNYC’s Bob Hennelly discusses Governor Christie’s budget proposal and the local implications of Federal spending cuts; how capitalism abroad changes business everywhere; slow food in New Jersey; and the economics of a virtually snow-less winter.