On Roe v. Wade Anniversary, Fresh Threats to Abortion Access Demand Action

Nancy Kaufman, CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women (an Act for Women campaign member), recently published the following op-ed.

Forty-three years ago this week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Roe v. Wade protecting a woman’s right to abortion. Since the 2010 elections, a wave of state laws has aimed at restricting that right, closing clinics and harassing medical providers.

No less than 288 new laws have been passed across the country to make abortion access ever more difficult. They come with punitive regulations on clinics, impediments to those seeking abortions and nonsensical requirements on providers.

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