Politicizing protests outside Justices’ homes & Opioid overdoses increase, stigma persists

Thousands are expected to protest on the Mall Saturday in response to the leak of a draft opinion out of the Supreme Court on Roe v. Wade. But as the protests moved from outside the court to outside the Justices’ homes in the suburbs, the question over how to protect them while maintaining protesters’ rights turned political. WTOP’s Neal Augenstein explains. And more than 107,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses last year. Gary Mendell, who lost his son to an opioid overdose in 2012, turned his pain into action. He talks about how to combat and treat the disease that prompted him to start a non-profit for families facing addiction.

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