In this explainer piece, The New York Times spells out what is at stake in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, in which the Center is challenging Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. The Center will argue the case before the Supreme Court on December 1. The New York Times quotes a statement from the Center that highlights what pregnant people will face if the Court uses Dobbs to restrict or eliminate the right to abortion, “For many, the barriers will simply be too high, and they will be forced to endure the substantial risks of continued pregnancy and childbirth.”
The article also explains the differences between Mississippi’s ban and Texas’s abortion ban.
- Read the explainer piece: New York Times: What to Know About the Mississippi Abortion Law Challenging Roe v. Wade
- Learn more about the Center’s work in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
- Read about the Center’s upcoming Supreme Court case Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson.