May 15, 2019: Alabama Senate Passes Abortion Bill; San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology

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As the country's most restrictive abortion bill goes to the governor's desk in Alabama, NPR's Nina Totenberg and host Jeremy Hobson discuss the path this legislation could take to the Supreme Court. Also, San Francisco's board of supervisors voted to ban the use of facial recognition technology by city agencies and police. KQED's Rachael Myrow explains why. And, Birmingham, Al., was once the industrial hub for iron and steel, but is now a leader in attracting tech talent to the South. Host Robin Young gets an inside look at the Birmingham-based delivery service Shipt, which is trying to change the business of shopping delivery services nationwide. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 15, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on May 15, 2019.


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