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Controlling women : what we must do now to save reproductive freedom / Kathryn Kolbert & Julie F. Kay.

Kolbert, Kathryn, (author.). Kay, Julie F., (author.).

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North Kansas City Public Library 362.1988 KOLBERT 2021 (Text) 0001002458915 Nonfiction New Available -

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Gender, sex, race, and power: why abortion matters -- A Texas-sized win: Roe v. Wade -- A high five from the supremes: the surprising story of Planned Parenthood v. Casey -- A Roe-shaped piƱata: five decades of abortion litigation in the U.S. -- Dr. Jekyll and representative Hyde: the battle over government funding for abortion -- The kids are not all right: states limit teen access to sex education, birth control, and abortion -- Death by a thousand pinpricks: attacks on clinics and doctors move abortion further out of reach -- In-your-face politics: abortion bans inflame the debate -- A wolf at the door: new supreme court majority puts procreative and sexual freedoms at risk -- Meanwhile, across the pond: a human rights approach to abortion -- New tactics, new triumphs: time for big ambitions -- Give me an "a!": abortion access for all -- And the nominees are: ten steps forward -- Not your grandmother's revolution: a more audacious and inclusive movement for change.
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"While Roe v. Wade is a household name in America, few are aware of the impact of Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the Supreme Court's 1992 ruling that preserved but redefined and substantially limited abortion rights, especially for the most marginalized women. Casey rather than Roe has established the constitutional standards that today govern abortion in the U.S. When pundits talk about the reversal of Roe, they really mean the reversal of Casey. Within the next two years and likely far sooner, we are going to lose the protections of Roe and Casey. Through state legislation, the appointment of hundreds of anti-abortion federal judges, and the rapidly changing makeup of the Supreme Court, reproductive freedom has never been in more dire straits. Legal titans Kathryn Kolbert and Julie F. Kay share the story of one of the most divisive issues in American politics through behind-the-scenes personal narratives of the stunning losses and hard-earned victories in landmark abortion rights cases. They chronicle how a convergence of Supreme Court appointments and the strategies of political movements on both sides of this contentious debate have led us to a make-or-break moment for legal abortion in the United States. Most urgently, they propose a bold new strategy for engaging a fresh generation and broadening the scope of abortion rights supporters"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Abortion > United States.
Women's rights > United States.

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