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On the Oct 9th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of US air strikes on Doctors without Borders’ hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 22 people. The organization has accused the US government of committing war crimes. How are the media framing the deadly attack? We’ll also discuss coverage of the Supreme Court’s new session. This term’s decisions will affect several crucial issues, including affirmative action, abortion, voting, and unions.  Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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After the historic ruling from SCOTUS on gay marriage, Sandip Roy reflects on... his Facebook feed?  


Another ballot measure to consider… Cannabis for chronic pain and autism?  Stevie Wonder & Snoop Dog, together at last… and more.


Documentary Filmmaker Freida Mock’s latest film, Anita, Speaking Truth to Power, tells the story of Anita Hill, who testified during the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in 1991. 



Got a queer itch to hitch? On this hour-long call-in edition of Out in the Bay, analysis and reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions in the Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act cases. What are the next political steps, and how will the rulings affect our lives on a practical basis? Join host Eric Jansen and his legal, financial and political expert guests for answers to your questions. Should you, or should you not tie the knot? Even with the Supreme Court's historic rulings, how are same-sex couples still legally different from hetero couples? Arm yourself with knowledge on this week's Out in the Bay.

The Supreme Court issued historic rulings on gay marriage today, dismissing an appeal by Prop 8 supporters and stating that married same-sex couples are entitled to the same federal benefits as opposite-sex ones. While the justices did not rule on the constitutionality of states’ rights to prohibit same-sex marriages or give guidance on the effect of their ruling, legal analysts believe today’s decision regarding Prop 8 will open the door for same-sex marriages in California.

Voting rights, affirmative action, same-sex marriage, workplace's been a big week at the
Supreme Court.   Join Linda Wertheimer, along with NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg and NPR Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving, for a recap and in-depth analysis of all the major rulings.
Wednesday, June 26 at 6pm.

Out in the Bay breaks format for a live, hour-long call-in, 7 - 8pm Thursday, on the marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Kate Kendell of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, just back from witnessing the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 Supreme Court arguments in person, fills us in on the proceedings with her astute insights and first-hand perspective. Internationally-known same-sex relationship lawyer Fred Hertz gives practical advice on what the potential rulings could mean for couples.

(San Jose Mercury News) // A 3.4 earthquake occurred at 1:13 am in San Jose this morning. The epicenter was located on San Felipe Road, 10 miles east of the Villages, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. No injuries or damage were reported...

A few words about the Supreme Court hearing testimony about "Obama Care." Because it's the highest court in the land, we can assume the arguments were solemn, dignified, and incisive...

“Obama Care Sucks!” “Does not.” “Does So.” “Does Not.” Like that, only in elevated lawyer language.

Chuck Finney is joined by Constitutional Law Professor Myron Moskovitz, Golden Gate Univ. School of Law; Jeff Hayden, Certified Specialist in Criminal Law; and Steven Mayer, Certified Specialist in Appellate Law to discuss recent Supreme Court decisions. 

That's Wednesday, February 15 at 7pm on 91.7FM. Audio available after broadcast.

On the next Your Call, we’ll talk about the end of California’s redevelopment agencies.  Governor Brown’s decision to dissolve redevelopment to redirect funds to the state’s budget will go into effect February 1st.  What has redevelopment accomplished in California?  And what, if anything, will take its place? Join us at 10 or email  How has your local redevelopment agency changed your city?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.