Abortion Rights and Access


In June of 2022, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that for nearly 50 years guaranteed a Constitutional right to make personal healthcare decisions, including the choice to have an abortion. In over a dozen states, extremist anti-abortion lawmakers have already implemented abortion bans that deny access and treat people who seek abortion and doctors that provide them as criminals under the law, despite the fact that two thirds of Americans support access to safe, legal abortion. In the United States, people should have the freedom to decide for themselves if and when to start a family and access to the healthcare they need to do it safely and affordably. 

The Looming Supreme Court Decision on Abortion

On Monday, the Supreme Court announced that, next term, it would hear a challenge to a 2018 Mississippi abortion law, which conservative legal scholars have said provides an opportunity to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that ensures civil rights for...