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Supreme Court Abortion

People dance as they gather in support of abortion rights on the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022.

Patrick Semansky

Roe v. Wade marks 49th anniversary

It’s been 49 years since the landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade established the constitutional right to safe and legal abortion. But now, due to restrictive state laws, women are traveling across state lines to abortion-friendly havens like Illinois to get the procedure.

Reset talks to a bioethicist and the head of a downstate abortion clinic about the future of reproductive rights in the U.S. and the politics around Roe.

GUESTS: Dr. Erin King, executive director at Hope Clinic for Women

Katie Watson, Northwestern University bioethicist, author of Scarlet A: The Ethics, Law, and Politics of Ordinary Abortion

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