Beyond Roe and Dobbs: Understanding the New Reproductive Rights Landscape (Deep Dive)
In the first of a two-part discussion, experts explain the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which is widely misunderstood: What did Roe actually hold? And how does the Court’s much-anticipated Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health ruling alter the current legal landscape with regard to abortion? In the second part, panelists explore a world after Dobbs. What are the contours and constitutionality of new state laws designed for the post-Roe era? Do any protections remain for a person’s right to choose? And what might be the ramifications of the Dobbs decision beyond abortion?