Fairness and Justice
Roe v. Wade has been overturned. What does that mean for America?
On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in a 6-3 vote, ending the constitutional right to abortion. Last week’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization demonstrates the increasingly conservative direction of the court and prompts questions about the implications for civil rights, American democracy and political polarization, and health policy.