Karuna Jaggar, who runs a breast cancer organization, expresses her concerns about the impact of large-scale fundraising walks.
Missouri must now come up with an alternative means of executing a death row inmate next week after an Oklahoma pharmacy says it will not provide the state with the drug to be used as the lethal injection.
Last night, the Apothecary Shoppe — a compounding pharmacy in Tulsa — and lawyers for inmate Michael Taylor reached an agreement after Taylor filed a federal suit against the pharmacy claiming its drug would cause “inhumane pain” during his execution.
Taylor was convicted in the abduction, rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl in 1989. Chris McDaniel of Here & Now contributor St. Louis Public Radio joins Robin Young with details.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.