Seg. 1: Kansas Responds To Fatal 'Swatting.' Seg. 2: Connecting Young Women To Activism. | KCUR

Seg. 1: Kansas Responds To Fatal 'Swatting.' Seg. 2: Connecting Young Women To Activism.

Mar 2, 2018

Segment 1: Overland Park police uncover hoax call in time, Kansas lawmaker sponsors anti-swatting legislation.

Two dramatic 'swatting' calls have occurred in separate Kansas communities. In Overland Park, police responded to one such hoax in January, and in Wichita, a man was shot and killed by police who received a 'spoofed' call just before the New Year. Today, we learn what 'swatting' is, how law enforcement is reacting and what legislators are doing to crack down.

Segment 2: "A Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance."

From #TimesUp to #NeverAgain, young women are leading many of today's movements. But the struggles facing young female activists are unique, according to author Emma Gray. She shares her perspective on how to become and stay involved in social change.