November 8, 2021 Abortion Hurts, Not Helps: Women Speak Out
Join us for an illuminating discussion with one of the distinguished women leading the effort to separate fact from fiction.
Monday, Nov 8, 2021
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Abortion advocates have claimed that women rely on abortion in order to succeed in American life, and that this “reliance interest” is a critical aspect of the social and economic gains that women have made in the last half century. From increased participation in the labor market and higher education to women’s increasing political and professional successes, there’s no denying that women’s position in American society has vastly changed since Roe v. Wade in 1973. But is abortion actually a key driver of women’s advancement? Half a century of data tells a strikingly different story. As the Supreme Court considers a major abortion case this term, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, women scholars, professionals, and pro-life feminist organizations are speaking out to dispel the notion that women rely on the right to abortion in order to participate equally in society. Join us for an illuminating discussion with one of the distinguished women leading the effort to separate fact from fiction.