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Protesters chant during the Women’s Wave National Day of Action for Reproductive Rights, Boston, Massachusetts, October 8, 2022.

Two Years of Outrage: US Abortion Restrictions since Dobbs

Two years ago today, the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization removed constitutional protection for access to abortion. The decision was an egregious regression of women’s rights and made the US one of only four countries to withdraw legal grounds for abortion over the past 30 years.