Protesting In A Pandemic; The Fight Over Mail-In Voting

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Protesting In A Pandemic; The Fight Over Mail-In Voting

The coronavirus pandemic has collided with protests all over the country over police brutality and the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and many other black Americans.

Now public health officials are concerned for the health of protesters. Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms even encouraged protesters in her city to get tested.

NPR’s Pam Fessler reports the legal fight between Democrats and Republicans over mail-in voting has intensified ever since the pandemic hit.

Listen to Short Wave‘s episode about what we will ⁠— and won’t ⁠— remember about the pandemic on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and NPR One.

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This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast’s former ‘Coronavirus Daily’ format.