Lawfare's Quinta Jurecic on what's next for the January 6th Committee and the steps Congress can take to safeguard American democracy.
This summer the Supreme Court is expected to rule on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case on the constitutionality of Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. The court’s decision could weaken, or completely overturn Roe v. Wade, which affirmed a constitutional right to abortion.
With the current conservative majority on the bench, most experts agree that this is not only a possible, but a likely scenario.
My guest today is journalist Jessica Bruder, author of the book “Nomadland,” which was made into the Oscar-winning film by the same name. Bruder has written a new cover story for The Atlantic titled “The Abortion Underground.” In it, she examines the history of abortion access in the U.S., and the networks that have worked to ensure women have the tools they need to safely terminate a pregnancy. She says this underground is now growing in preparation for a post-Roe America.
- Jessica Bruder Journalist; author of three books, including "Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century"
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