Organ banks around the country have noted an increasing number of organs from donors who have died of overdoses.
There are 22 states that prohibit housing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Pennsylvania is not one of them, even though polling shows that 74 percent of Pennsylvania residents would support a law that would ban such discrimination. There’s now a move to offer those protections – at the local level – and possibly bring the state along in the process. From the Here & Now contributors network, Marielle Segarra of WHYY’s “Keystone Crossroads” reports.