Tag: Dobbs

Video: The Center’s Creative Council on the Forward Fight

Creative Council chair Elizabeth Banks and other Council members address the fight ahead for U.S. abortion rights and access.

One Year After Roe, U.S. House Members Again Push for the Women’s Health Protection Act

The federal legislation would re-establish a nationwide right to abortion.

Dobbs’s Destructive Originalism: Using “History and Tradition” to Undermine Liberty

This analysis by the Center explains the Dobbs majority’s approach to determining what liberty interests the Fourteenth Amendment protects; considers the ways in which the U.S. Supreme Court has previously assessed protected liberty interests; and concludes that Dobbs will, if accepted, stymie constitutional protection of reproductive autonomy and a host of rights grounded in bodily […]

Legal Analysis: What Dobbs Got Wrong

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed nearly 50 years of precedent and, for the first time, eliminated a right grounded in personal liberty: the right to abortion. Its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overruled Roe v. Wade and held that the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of liberty does not encompass […]