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Roe v. Wade: How We Got Here and What's Next for Abortion Rights
Date Thursday May 26
Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorTalking Points Memo
Location Details
Online event - FREE
Roe v. Wade: How We Got Here and What's Next for Abortion Rights

Host: Talking Points Memo independent media (https://talkingpointsmemo.com/about)

Date and time: Thu, May 26, 2022 @ 10:00 AM PDT

RSVP for event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roe-v-wade-whats-next-tickets-333597528187


According to a leaked draft of a Supreme Court majority opinion, Roe v. Wade is slated to be overturned this summer.

--How likely is it that this draft will be the final ruling?

--How did we get here and what does this mean for civil liberties broadly?

--And how will this affect the day-to-day lives of Americans state by state?

We’ll bring together journalists, experts, and practitioners for a robust discussion on possible outcomes.

Panelists include:

Kulsoom Ijaz joined the Center for Reproductive Rights in 2021 and is a member of the U.S. litigation team. She assists in litigating reproductive rights across the United States. Kulsoom is also a Founding Board Member of the American Muslim Bar Association (AMBA) and is currently serving as the Advocacy Chair. Her work focuses on developing strategy and campaigns, building intersectional coalitions, and co-authoring statements in response to pressing human rights issues. The most recent publication addresses The Islamic Principle of Rahma: A Call for Reproductive Justice, which can be found here.

Jennifer Haberkorn covers Congress in Washington, D.C., for the Los Angeles Times. She has reported from Washington since 2005, spending much of that time roaming the halls of the U.S. Capitol. Before arriving at The Times, Haberkorn spent eight years at Politico writing about healthcare policy, including the 2010 healthcare law, a story that took her to Congress, the states, healthcare clinics and courtrooms around the country. She also covered the politics of abortion.

Lauren Rankin is a writer, activist, and expert in abortion rights in the U.S. Her work has been featured at the Washington Post, The Cut, Fast Company, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Refinery29, NBC News, and many more. She is the author of 'Bodies on the Line: At the Front Lines of the Fight to Protect Abortion in America,' about the legacy of everyday volunteers in the fight for abortion rights, in bookstores everywhere on April 5, 2022. She spent six years as a clinic escort in New Jersey and is on the board of A is For, a reproductive rights advocacy nonprofit.

Chanel Porchia-Albert has been working within infant and maternal health since 2008 when she founded Ancient Song Doula Services in Brooklyn, New York. Her work in reproductive health has taken her across the world to Uganda where she was a maternal health strategist and board member of Village Birth International assisting mothers in rural areas, working on advisory boards with Ariadne Labs at Harvard School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical School, and various others. She also serves as a consultant on birth justice and provider engagement with the NY City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and on various independent projects with Ancient Song.

Moderated by TPM's Kate Riga
Added to the calendar on Wednesday May 18th, 2022 6:23 PM
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