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State of Affairs: California Appeals Federal Judge's Assault Weapon Ruling, Doing Better By Victims of Intimate Partner Violence, Saying Goodbye to A Martinez

Published June 11, 2021 at 3:09 PM PDT
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Take Two host, A Martinez, and 'This is (Not) LA' author, Jen Bilik, at Grand Central Market.
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Take Two host, A Martinez, and 'This is (Not) LA' author, Jen Bilik, at Grand Central Market.

State of Affairs: California Appeals Federal Judge's Assault Weapon Ruling

California has appealed a federal judge's ruling against an assault weapons ban, there are new mask guidelines in place for workplaces, and Caitlyn Jenner can't quite pick up steam on her gubernatorial race... All this and more on this weeks dive into California politics. 

Guests:

  • Zach Courser, Director, Policy Lab, Claremont McKenna College
  • Marisa Lagos, Political correspondent for KQED and Co-host of the podcast Political Breakdown

Doing Better by Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

KPCC’s Julia Paskin shares the takeaways of reporting on the intersection of intimate partner violence and homelessness. She highlights the ways an abusive relationship can leave a victim becoming unsheltered and what could be done to better support survivors forced to choose between risking death and homelessness. 

Saying Goodbye to A Martinez

Past Take Two guests and KPCC producers and reporters share stories and memories with A Martinez, who leaves Take Two today to be the newest co-host of NPR's Morning Edition. Thanks for nine great years, A!

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