Episode 8 – Abortion

Hello, and welcome back to The Split Ticket!  This week, Dylan Gadberry, Madeleine Leigh, and Sterling McTee discuss Roe v. Wade, pro-life and pro-choice arguments, and why having this debate is so hard for Americans.

This episode’s sources:

  1. Iowans For Life
  2. The Atlantic, on science and the pro-life argument
  3. RedState, on Roe v. Wade
  4. Cornell Legal Information Institute, on the 14th amendment
  5. Caselaw, with the Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v. Wade
  6. The Lancet, on Guttmacher Institute’s survey of abortion clinic availability (click here for map)
  7. American Cancer Society, on abortion and breast cancer
  8. National Health Institute, on abortion and pelvic inflammatory disease
  9. American Psychological Association, on post-abortion syndrome
  10. Wikipedia, on McFall v. Shrimp
  11. The Moral Property of Women: A History of Birth Control Politics in America, by LINDA GORDON

Edited/Produced/Formatted for radio by Madeleine Leigh

Episode 7 – Hate Speech

Hello, and welcome back to The Split Ticket!  Today, Dylan Gadberry, Madeleine Leigh, Sterling McTee, and Paige Penningroth, along with host Brady Silas, discuss free speech, hate speech, and who has the power to regulate hate speech.

This Episode’s Sources:

  1. Freedom Forum Institute, on when the First Amendment applies
  2. Des Moines Register, on Plymouth Church’s BLM banner
  3. AAUP, on exceptions to free speech in schools
  4. Freedom Forum Institute, on freedom of expression
  5. The U.S. Courts, on free speech
  6. Wikipedia, on hate speech in the U.S.
  7. The Washington Post, on hate speech and the first amendment
  8. Reuters, on social media regulating hate speech
  9. Soul of Society: A Focus on the Lives of Children & Youth, “Exposure to Online Hate Among Young Social Media Users”
  10. The Atlantic, on social media and hate speech
  11. The European Union’s Framework Decision on combating certain forms and expressions of racism and xenophobia by means of criminal law
  12. FindLaw, on the legal responsibilities of social media sites
  13. ABC News poll about Neo Nazis

Edited/Produced by Maggie Littel

Formatted for radio by Maggie Littel

Episode 4 – Conspiracy Theories

Hello, and welcome to the Halloween episode of The Split Ticket!  Paige Harken, Camryn Kubicki, Madeleine Leigh, Paige Penningroth, Ireland Larsen, Sabina Idriz, Sterling McTee, Tanner Halleran, Dylan Gadberry, and host Liz Clarey discuss a whole range of conspiracy theories, including Scientology, Bohemian Grove, birds, the Mandela effect, UVB 76, 9/11, the Denver International Airport, and the Liberty Bell.


This Episode’s Sources:

  1. Scientology
    1. Ranker’s 13 Scariest Scientology Conspiracy Theories
  2. Birds Aren’t Real
    1. Birds Aren’t Real official website
  3. 9/11
    1. Educate. Inspire. Change. Facebook video on 9/11
    2. Images of planes after being hit by birds
    3. F4 Phantom Jet Hits Concrete Wall at 500 MPH
  4. Bohemian Grove
    1. Skeptoid on the Bohemian Club Conspiracy
    2. Ranker’s Creepy Stories and Theories About Bohemian Grove 
  5. Aliens
    1. CBS on UFO sightings
  6. Denver International Airport
    1. The Independent, on why the Denver International Airport is so weird
  7. UVB 76
    1. Wikipedia article on UVB 76
    2. The Daily Dot on UVB 76
    3. UVB 76 Live Stream Blog
  8. Mandela Effect/Multiverse Theory
    1. The Independent, on the Mandela Effect
    2. Big Think on how the Mandela Effect proves the existence of parallel universes
  9. The Liberty Bell
    1. Washington Post on the Missing Liberty Bell

Edited/Produced by Madeleine Leigh

Formatted for Radio by Maggie Littel

Episode 3 – Guns

Welcome back to The Split Ticket!  In this episode, Louis Moreno, Camryn Kubicki, Sterling McTee, Ireland Larsen, and Dylan Gadberry, along with host Brady Silas, discuss gun rights, background checks, gun safety, and mental health.

Remember to make sure your sock drawer is hella fucking secure.

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This Episode’s Sources:

  1. The Daily Wire, limiting mass shootings
  2. Just Facts
  3. FBI Uniform Crime Report
  4. Small Arms Survey
  5. Free Beacon
  6. FBI data on background checks
  7. VPC on regulating assault weapons
  8. The Daily Wire, violent crime in Australia 
  9. Business Insider, Obama’s effect on gun sales
  10. The New York Times, Australia’s gun laws

Edited/Produced by Madeleine Leigh

Formatted for Radio by Maggie Littel