We Shouldn’t Need Roe, in A War on My Body; A War on My Rights (Paxton Smith et al., 2022)
A War on My Body; A War on My Rights is a profoundly personal and collaborative book led by Texas high school Valedictorian Paxton Smith, with contributions from numerous reproductive rights activists and public personalities, including renowned women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred, reproductive and immigrant justice warrior Sadie Hernandez, New York Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, victims rights attorney Judie Saunders and former Texas Senator Wendy Davis. The book will be released on January 22, 2022--49 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to protect a pregnant woman's rights to abortion in the landmark Roe vs. Wade case.
A riveting, educational, and powerful assemblage from a multitude of global leaders, entertainers, educators, medical and legal professionals spanning several generations and walks of life. A War on My Body; A War on My Rights chronicles the history of abortion rights, its role in gender equality and its cruciality to healthcare infrastructure while offering a mosaic of raw, passionate perspective of the crisis concerning women's reproductive rights and the dire impending consequences should the right to choose wane in the United States and on a global scale. It is a tribute to leadership and advocacy, illuminating the voices of those willing to take a stand on an issue that has long been cloaked in controversy and dishonor.
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Civil Rights and Discrimination | Health Law and Policy | Law | Law and Gender
Carliss Chatman, We Shouldn’t Need Roe, in A War on My Body; A War on My Rights (Paxton Smith et al., 2022),