The Day ‘Roe’ Died

It happened.

The day Roe died at the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, upheld Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban—and overturned Roe v. Wade. Austen Risolvato/Rewire News Group

For the first time in this country’s history, an unelected majority of Supreme Court justices have taken away a fundamental constitutional right.

In this rapid reaction episode of Boom! Lawyered, co-hosts Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy  process the Court’s decision to overturn the right to abortion set by Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

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