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Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, What Does That Mean For The Future Of Abortion Access And How Did We Get Here?

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: An abortion-rights activist gestures towards an anti-abortion rights activists after the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization ruling in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Court's decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health overturns the 50-year-old Roe v Wade and erases a federal right to an abortion. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, What Does That Mean For The Future Of Abortion Access And How Did We Get Here? (Pt. 1)

SCOTUS Abortion 1 6.24.22

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority today ended constitutional protections for abortion access in a decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. The long-awaited decision followed a leaked opinion released last month. Today’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. Today on AirTalk, Larry discusses the ruling and what this means for California and the nation with Jackie Fortiér, KPCC & LAist senior health reporter, Melody Gutierrez, reporter covering state government and politics in Sacramento for the Los Angeles Times, Laura Kusisto, national legal affairs reporter for the Wall Street Journal, where she's been writing about the implications of trigger laws, Karissa Haugeberg, associate professor at Tulane University in New Orleans and author of “Women against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform of the Twentieth Century” (University of Illinois Press, 2017), and Rachel Rebouché, law professor and interim dean of Temple University's Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia.

With files from the Associated Press

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, What Does That Mean For The Future Of Abortion Access And How Did We Get Here? (Pt. 2)

SCOTUS Abortion 2 6.24.22

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority today ended constitutional protections for abortion access in a decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. The long-awaited decision followed a leaked opinion released last month. Today’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. Today on AirTalk, Larry discusses the ruling, its implications, and what it could mean for access to medication abortions as well with Rachel Rebouché, law professor and interim dean of Temple University's Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, Mary Ziegler, professor of law at UC Davis and author of the new book "Dollars for Life: The Anti-Abortion Movement and the Fall of the Republican Establishment" (Yale University Press, 2022), Jackie Fortiér, KPCC & LAist senior health reporter, Sue Dunlap, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, Joy Qualls, associate professor of communication studies at Biola University, and Greer Donley, assistant professor of law at the University of Pittsburgh where she is an expert on reproductive healthcare and the law, particularly abortion and contraception.

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