The End of Roe v. Wade, Chile’s Constitutional Reforms and More

People protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Washington, June 24, 2022 (AP photo by Jacquelyn Martin).
People protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Washington, June 24, 2022 (AP photo by Jacquelyn Martin).

In a bombshell decision, no less stunning for having been leaked in early May, the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday overturned the Roe v. Wade ruling that in 1973 guaranteed a woman’s constitutional right to choose to have an abortion. The 6-3 majority opinion marks the sudden culmination of what had been a gradual erosion in recent years of abortion rights and access in U.S. states governed by the Republican Party.  Some of those states already have laws to outlaw abortion on the books, but in abeyance, while others have similar laws prepared for legislative passage. As a result, the ruling […]

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