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The Slow Death of Roe v Wade

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Published in BlackCommentator.com on July 7, 2022

It wasn’t as if we didn’t know it was coming. The rabid rightwing anti-choice movement has been hacking away at the amendment since its passage. The draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade was leaked back in May. Still, it was a powerful slap across the face of justice-loving people who support reproductive freedom. In a 5-4 decision, the conservative court smacked down a constitutional right which had been in place for nearly 50 years.

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