© 2024 Connecticut Public

FCC Public Inspection Files:
WEDH · WEDN · WEDW · WEDY · WNPR
WPKT · WRLI-FM · WEDW-FM · Public Files Contact
ATSC 3.0 FAQ
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

State Representative Gilchrest reacts to a Supreme Court Roe v. Wade leak

Connecticut Rep. Jillian Gilchrest speaks during a hearing on H.B. 5040, An Act Establishing an Excise Tax on Ammunition, in the Legislative Office Building on February 27, 2020, in Hartford.
Joe Amon
/
Connecticut Public
A file photo of Connecticut State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest.

What are the Connecticut ramifications of the bombshell leak from the US Supreme Court of a draft of a Majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito that would strike down Roe v. Wade?

To talk about this, West Hartford Democratic Representative Jillian Gilchrest joined "All Things Considered."

As the Co-chair of the General Assembly’s reproductive Rights Caucus, she championed a newly-passed Connecticut Reproductive Freedom Defense Act.

She talks at length about how this new state legislation could insulate abortion providers and seekers should the high court strike down Roe v. Wade.

John Henry Smith is Connecticut Public’s host of All Things Considered, its flagship afternoon news program. He's proud to be a part of the team that won a regional Emmy Award for The Vote: A Connecticut Conversation. In his 21st year as a professional broadcaster, he’s covered both news and sports.

Stand up for civility

This news story is funded in large part by Connecticut Public’s Members — listeners, viewers, and readers like you who value fact-based journalism and trustworthy information.

We hope their support inspires you to donate so that we can continue telling stories that inform, educate, and inspire you and your neighbors. As a community-supported public media service, Connecticut Public has relied on donor support for more than 50 years.

Your donation today will allow us to continue this work on your behalf. Give today at any amount and join the 50,000 members who are building a better—and more civil—Connecticut to live, work, and play.