Join national reporter Irin Carmon for a Q&A on women’s reproductive rights for the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that said that ending a pregnancy is a constitutional right. She’ll be answering your questions on Wednesday, January 22. To participate, follow the Planned Parenthood Action Fund group and post your question in their comment thread on this article.
Though Roe v. Wade and its successors have prevented states from outright banning all abortion, red states are doing everything they can do undermine women’s access to it. Here are some recent stories from Carmon on how the battle over access to abortion is still raging in statehouses and courtrooms around the country: