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Abortion bans, inland port victory and primary results on ‘Behind the Headlines’

Salt Lake Tribune journalists join KCPW’s weekly news roundup.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Lilian Agar holds a sign after attending a rally in defense of abortion rights after at the Utah Capitol on Friday, June 24, 2022. The state's latest abortion restrictions will be discussed on KCPW's "Behind the Headlines."

A Utah law banning abortions after 18 weeks of pregnancy takes effect after the state’s trigger law gets put on hold. A Utah lawmaker aims to expand the available reporting options to provide rape victims legal access to abortion. The Utah Supreme Court sides with the Utah Inland Port. And congressional incumbents win easy victories in primary elections.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Becky Jacobs and Leia Larsen, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream “Behind the Headlines” at kcpw.org, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast. Join the live conversation by calling 801-355-TALK.