Supreme Court to Hear Case That Threatens Roe v. Wade


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Laurie McGinley and Katie Shepherd, “FDA eliminates key restriction on abortion pill as Supreme Court weighs case that challenges Roe v. Wade,” Washington Post, December 16, 2021,

Mark Sherman, “Supreme Court returns Texas abortion case to appeals court,” Associated Press, December 17, 2021,

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Ariane de Vogue, “Supreme Court rejects another attempt to block Texas’ six-week abortion ban,” CNN, January 20, 2022,

Jordain Carney, “Manchin joins with Senate GOP to block bill guaranteeing abortion access,” Hill, February 28, 2022,

Carl Hulse, “Republicans Block Abortion Rights Measure in Senate,” Washington Post, February 28, 2022,

Caroline Kitchener, “Florida Senate passes a Republican bill to ban abortion after 15 weeks,” Washington Post, March 3, 2022,

Caroline Kitchener, “Idaho legislature approves bill banning abortion after six weeks, modeling its legislation on restrictive Texas law,” Washington Post, March 14, 2022,

Keith Ridler, “Idaho governor signs abortion ban modeled on Texas law,” Washington Post, March 23, 2022,

Caroline Kitchener, “Okla. lawmakers approve bill to make performing an abortion illegal,” Washington Post, April 5, 2022,

Josh Gerstein and Alexander Ward, “Supreme Court has voted to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows,” Politico, May 2, 2022,

Caroline Kitchener, “The next frontier for the antiabortion movement: A nationwide ban,” Washington Post, May 2, 2022,

Robert Barnes and Ann E. Marimow, “Roberts directs investigation into leaked draft of abortion opinion,” Washington Post, May 3, 2022,

Mike DeBonis and Seung Min Kim, “Collins and Murkowski on the defensive after leaked Roe draft opinion,” Washington Post, May 3, 2022,

Josh Gerstein, “What falls after Roe? Liberals warn of a privacy rights nightmare,” Politico, May 3, 2022,

Oriana Gonzalez, “Collins says Kavanaugh and Gorsuch possibly broke promise on Roe v. Wade,” Axios, May 3, 2022,

Molly Jong-Fast, “My Mother Was Wrong,” Atlantic, May 3, 2022,

Irin Carmon, “Can Republicans Stop Patients From Leaving the State for an Abortion? Some Are Willing to Try,” New York, May 4, 2022,

Erin McCarthy, “Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf vows to protect abortion rights, but can only do so for the next eight months,” Philadelphia Inquirer, May 4, 2022,

Meredith Shiner, “Democrats Can Go Scorched Earth on Abortion Rights, or Go Home,” New Republic, May 4, 2022,

Alexandra Martinez, “Birth control, gay and interracial marriage, and more may be at risk if Roe v. Wade falls,” Prism, May 5, 2022,

Anna North, “Abortion has been treated as a fringe issue by Democrats for decades. This is the result,” Vox, May 5, 2022,

Martin Pengelly, “Louisiana Republicans advance bill to make abortion a crime of murder,” Guardian, May 5, 2022,

William Rivers Pitt, “Democrats Had 50 Years to Save and Protect ‘Roe.’ They Failed,” Truthout, May 6, 2022,

Margaret Atwood, “‘Enforced childbirth is slavery’: Margaret Atwood on the right to abortion,” Guardian, May 7, 2022,

Jennifer Haberkorn, “Abortion pills: A post-Roe game changer — and the next battleground,” Los Angeles Times, May 7, 2022,

Amy Davidson Sorkin, “How Alito’s Draft Opinion on Abortion Rights Would Change America,” New Yorker, May 8, 2022,

David Charter, “Republican states plot to make birth control a crime,” Times, May 9, 2022,

Sarah Gantz, “Outside Philly and Pittsburgh, it can be as hard to get an abortion in Pa. as in Mississippi,” Philadelphia Inquirer, May 9, 2022,

Eriq Gardner, “Was Politico’s Supreme Court Leaker an Inside Man?” Puck News, May 9, 2022,

Peter Hamby, “The Dark Truth Behind the SCOTUS Ruling,” Puck News, May 9, 2022,

Jill Elaine Hasday, “On Roe, Alito cites a judge who treated women as witches and property,” Washington Post, May 9, 2022,

Vanessa Williamson and John Hudak, “The War on Abortion Drugs will be just as racist and classist,” Brookings, May 9, 2022,

Jordain Carney, “Senate GOP, Manchin block abortion rights legislation,” Hill, May 11, 2022,

Josh Gerstein, Alexander Ward, and Ryan Lizza, “Alito’s draft opinion overturning Roe is still the only one circulated inside Supreme Court,” Politico, May 11, 2022,

Molly Jong-Fast, “It’s Mask Off for the Supreme Court,” Atlantic, May 12, 2022,

Colbert I. King, “Justice Thomas thinks he’s being ‘bullied’? He could use a history lesson,” Washington Post, May 13, 2022,

Fig. 1. Map via the Washington Post in a newsletter, December 2, 2021, fair use.[1]

Fig. 2. “Can I borrow this?” Cartoon by Zoe Si for the New Yorker, December 3, 2021.[2]

  1. [1]Rachel Roubein, “Biden says he’ll battle omicron with testing and boosters,” Washington Post, December 2, 2021,
  2. [2]Zoe Si, Daily Cartoon, New Yorker, December 3, 2021,

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