The State of Abortion Rights
The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, abolishing a constitutional right to abortion that has existed for nearly half a century. The 6–3 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization paves the way for total or near-total abortion bans in half the states. As we wait to see what comes next, we’ve pulled together Slate’s best reporting on Roe and its untimely end.
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