Description: The discussions, debates and protests since the murder of George Floyd have been driven by a singular narrative: the police in America are a fundamentally and systemically racist organization. That narrative isn’t just false – it’s upside-down and has been for some time. While there are racist cops in a nation of 330 million, 2020 America isn’t 1965 Selma. Peter Kirsanow joins us with more.
Pete Kirsanow is an attorney and a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
Description: The race to find a vaccine for COVID-19 continues at breakneck speed, with hundreds of labs all over the world taking part. Two vaccines in the US were recently given fast-track designation, and a vaccine developed by Moderna shows promise in early tests. However, there is concern because some potential vaccines have been developed using fetal cell lines. We’ll talk about it with Fr. Tad Pacholczyk.
Fr. Tad Pacholczyk
Fr Tad Pacholczyk is the Director of Education at the National Catholic Bioethics Center and directs the Center's National Catholic Certification Program in Healthcare Ethics. He has a PhD in Neuroscience from Yale and worked for several years as a molecular biologist at Harvard Med School. Fr. Tad has appeared on CNN, NPR, Catholic Radio and more. He also writes the Making Sense of Bioethics column. Visit ncbcenter.org.