This Sunday would have marked the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark January 22, 1973 Supreme Court decision which recognized the constitutional right to abortion. With a single ruling, tens of millions of people across the country gained the freedom to make the most basic decisions about their own bodies and families without government interference. In the years since, three generations of Americans have come to rely on this fundamental right. But true progress never comes without setbacks. In 2022, nearly half a century after Roe was decided, that freedom was tragically ripped away from us by a politicized right-wing Supreme Court majority – many of whom were appointed to the nation’s highest court under the most controversial of circumstances.
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