Millions of women in the US will lose the constitutional right to abortion, after the Supreme Court overturned a 50-year-old ruling today that legalised it.
The supreme court has ruled there is no constitutional right to abortion in the country, upending a precedent in the landmark Roe v Wade case – a rare reversal of long-settled law that will fracture the foundations of modern reproductive rights in America.
Here are some important reads addressing the issue:
📚 The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
📚 Life’s Work by Dr. Willie Parker
📚 The Girls Who Went Away by Ann Fessler
📚 Handbook for a Post-Roe America by Robin Marty
📚 Shout Your Abortion by Amelia Bonow and Emily Nokes
📚 My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem
📚 Poor Your Soul by Mira Ptacin
📚 Killing the Black Body by Dorothy Roberts
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