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One Year Post-Dobbs: Educating, Convening, and Advocating for Reproductive Rights

June 23, 2023

Last year, the BBA expressed dismay at the US Supreme Court’s majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization issued on June 24th, 2022, which revoked the constitutionally recognized federal right to abortion, overturning Roe v. Wade. We continue to be concerned about Dobbs’ potential implications for the constitutional right to privacy, and the decision’s ongoing effect on the civil rights of many Americans and pregnant individuals. We remain committed to educating our members and the public on the challenging novel issues this ruling raised, and have convened a number of panels and programs on the complex legal and health care landscape post-Dobbs. View our recorded programs:

Protecting Access to Abortion in a Post-Roe World

BBA Partner Event: Reproductive Justice: Legal Landscape Since Dobbs

BBA Webinar: Legal Issues in Health Care Post-Dobbs

Entering the Post-Dobbs Era: Next Steps and Considerations for Colleges and Universities

BBA Webinar: A Post-Roe Massachusetts: How Dobbs Impacts Abortion Care & Reproductive Justice in Massachusetts

Impact of Mifepristone Legal Challenges in Massachusetts

The BBA remains committed these issues and will continue to educate and speak out in the coming months.