Heather and Joanne react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. How did we get here? What does the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs signal for the future of women’s reproductive rights and broader civil rights in America? What kind of unique perspective do women historians bring to understanding this moment?
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REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS
“Now & Then: Abortion: Whose Choice?” CAFE.com, 9/14/2021
“The Dobbs v. Jackson Decision, Annotated,” New York Times, 6/24/2022
Justice Benjamin Robert Curtis, “Dissenting Opinion, Dred Scott v. Sanford,” Rutgers, 1857
Amy Howe, “In 6-3 ruling, court strikes down New York’s concealed-carry law,” SCOTUSBlog, 6/23/2022
“Anson Burlingame,” HarpWeek, 1998
Frida Ghitis, “Opinion: These two women reminded America why Tr… must be prosecuted,” CNN, 6/23/2022
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