Alexia Korberg, Daniella Lorenzo and Tatiana Laing assess the struggles to protect reproduction rights in the US
US abortion rights have been relatively stable for the last half-century since the Supreme Court recognized in the landmark case Roe v. Wade  410 US 113 that the constitutional “right of privacy . . . is broad enough to encompass a woman’s decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy”.
Although the US Supreme Court has repeatedly affirmed this core principle in a series of cases over the subsequent decades, the current Supreme Court, with its 6-3 conservative majority, has recently signaled it may revisit this foundational constitutional right, upon which over than two generations of Americans have relied.
Abortion rights, historically
Abortion was legal...
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