For Black women, the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health, which eliminated the constitutional right to abortion, was the latest in a string of assaults on our right to reproductive health.
NAACP Vice President of Policy and Legislative Affairs Portia Reddick White said "any attack on our fundamental human rights is an attack on our democracy."
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.
As a Black woman who manages local campaigns to expand abortion access in Georgia, reading Justice Alito’s words reminded me of the oppressive history of the United States Supreme Court.
"This runaway Supreme Court majority and Clarence Thomas are trying to abuse and bully the American people," Jeffries said.
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