Everything You Need to Know About Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on a case that could make it difficult, if not impossible, for millions of women throughout the country to access an abortion. The case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, centers on so-called targeted regulation of abortion providers, or TRAP, laws that have caused dozens of abortion clinics to close in states such as Texas. Here, in two minutes, is everything you need to know about Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.

Narration: Heidi Williamson

Music: “Massive” by Podington Bear

Heidi Williamson is the Senior Policy Analyst for the Women’s Health and Rights Program at the Center for American Progress. Kulsum Ebrahim is a Video Producer and Editor and Andrew Satter is the Director of Video at the Center.