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Roe v. Wade

The Legacy of Roe v. Wade and the War on Poverty

Legalized abortion has helped vulnerable women realize the promise of the War on Poverty.

By Heidi Williamson | Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Interview with Miriam Yeung

Miriam Yeung, the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, discusses the intersections and implications of Roe v. Wade on her work on social justice and human rights.

By Jessica Arons | Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Interview with Dorothy Roberts

University of Pennsylvania Professor Dorothy Roberts explains how she came to the movement, shares lessons about how to ensure that the movement be inclusive, and explores the connections between reproductive justice and the child-welfare system in light of the recent Supreme Court case, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.

By Liz Chen | Monday, April 22, 2013

Interview with Viviana Waisman

Viviana Waisman, executive director of Women's Link Worldwide, explains some of the successful strategies she has employed to enforce human rights standards before a number of foreign and international courts and shares lessons that advocates around the world can adopt.

By Jessica Arons | Friday, March 22, 2013

Interview with Julian Bond

Heidi Williamson talks with Julian Bond, a civil rights leader and icon and current professor at American University, in the second interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.

By Heidi Williamson | Friday, February 22, 2013

Top 10 Reasons Why the Fight for Reproductive Justice Isn’t Over

Bettina Hager, Jeff FosterThis week marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, but there’s still work to be done to ensure reproductive justice for all women.

By Sophia Kerby and Morriah Kaplan | Friday, January 25, 2013

Bending the Arc Toward Reproductive Justice

Pro-choice rallyAs this week marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Jessica Arons and Shira Saperstein revisit CAP’s 2006 report, “More than a Choice: A Progressive Vision for Reproductive Health & Rights.”

By Jessica Arons and Shira Saperstein | Thursday, January 24, 2013

Interview with Nancy Northup

Jessica Arons talks with Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, in the first interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.

By Jessica Arons | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Choosing Justice in the Faith Community’s Fight for Reproductive Rights

Abortion-rights activist and National Organization for Women (NOW) member Erin Matson, right, and others, holds up a signsThe Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling removed the legal impediments to reproductive choice, but it’s up to society, led by the faith community, to excise the stigma and shame.

By Rev. Matthew Westfox | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Roe and Religion

Supporters of the Roe v. Wade decision rallying outside the Supreme CourtContrary to popular belief, religious leaders have long been among the staunchest supporters of women seeking an abortion.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, January 16, 2013

On the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Abortion rights rally article icon Issue Brief The Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute at the Center for American Progress marks the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court's historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

By the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute | Tuesday, January 15, 2013

More than a Choice: A Progressive Vision for Reproductive Health and Rights

book_alt2 icon Report This report presents a vision of reproductive rights that broadens the current discourse beyond the stagnant abortion debate.

By Jessica Arons | Wednesday, September 13, 2006