December 30, 2016 - Alexis Goldstein
Trump’s Crony Cabinet and Chase Strangio on Gavin Grimm, HB2, Carrie Fisher (E18)
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We dig further into Trump’s selections for his crony cabinet including Rep. Tom Price for HHS, and Vincent Viola for Army Secretary, both of whom have massive financial conflicts. Then, Alexis talks with Chase Strangio, staff attorney at the ACLU, about the ongoing disaster that is North Carolina’s anti-trans law HB2; Gavin Grimm’s pending Supreme Court case and its implications for LGBTQ rights; and an update on Chelsea Manning. And we also talk briefly about how sad we both are over the death of Carrie Fisher.
- Don’t Let Trump & Congress Destroy Our Safety Rules
- Send your Senator an email, demanding they REJECT Tom Price for HHS Secretary and Vincent Viola for Army Secretary
FOR FURTHER READING:
- Trans People at the Supreme Court — Now What? – by Chase Strangio
- The duplicity of HHS nominee Tom Price – By Samuel Gorovitz
- Tom Price: ‘There’s Not One Woman’ Who Doesn’t Have Access To Birth Control
Credit where due:
The theme for this show is the song “Missing You” by Jahzzar, also know as Javier Suarez. You can find his work at betterwithmusic.com.