Stateside Podcast: Gov. Whitmer bans abortion-related extraditions
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently signed an executive order on Wednesday to prevent Michigan’s law enforcement from helping prosecute people who come from out-of-state to receive an abortion. Barbara McQuade, a former US Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, and current professor of law at the University of Michigan, discusses why the new laws on abortion represent a challenge to the way states work together under other criminal prosecutions.
Barbara McQuade, now a professor of law at the University of Michigan, and former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan
Additional voices, in order of appearance:
- State Rep. Briscoe Cain (R-Texas)
- Sen. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma)
- Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada)
- Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA):
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Music in this episode is byBlue Dot Sessions.