Forget the Constitution?; Stop & Frisk Case; Garbage Heroes

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Ohio Senator Rob Portman has announced that he changed his mind and now supports gay marriage because his son is gay. We open the phone lines to hear about how personal empathy shapes public policy opinion. Then, the details of the Stop and Frisk federal trial and what to expect in the weeks ahead; a Constitutional scholar says we should neglect parts of that clunky founding document; anthropologist Robin Nagle on garbage collectors and makes the case that they do the city’s most essential job; and how do you share your family story about resilience?