Feminists React: 48 Years After Roe v. Wade, What’s Next?

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On the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade—a 7-2 Supreme Court decision that protects a pregnant person’s liberty to choose abortion—feminists across the nation are celebrating the major victory and progress that’s been made since, while acknowledging the long road ahead towards securing universal reproductive freedom.

The 1973 ruling—which 77 percent of Americans believe should not be overturned—declared abortion a constitutional right and prohibited states from criminalizing abortion, thus reducing the number of dangerous back-alley procedures.

Although it’s been nearly half a decade since Roe, abortion restrictions…

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