Center for Reproductive Rights

VP Kamala Harris called it "an important step in safeguarding access to reproductive health care for women across the country."

While the entire Netflix series is an eye-opening discussion, Episode Four, entitled "Control," is about the fight for women's rights in the 1970s. Part of that battle gave the nation the decision in Roe establishing that there was a constitutionally protected right to privacy that covered abortion.  

Beyond discussing the stark disparity in maternal mortality between Black and white women, there is an opportunity to explore alternatives in medical care and bridge the gap in care.

Here are five facts about the fight for abortion rights and what’s at stake in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a controversial Mississippi case that could undo Roe v. Wade.

Three weeks after a court demanded that the state of Michigan send bottled water to residents who are still impacted by contaminated water, state officials are still trying to fight that order.