Below are links to U.S. public hearings on reproductive justice:
An article by Ifedolapo A. Bamikole, JD, MPH about the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade in the U.S.
“In the early days, individual states were allowed to handle the issue of abortion as they saw fit as there was no explicit protection for abortion in the constitution. For 185 years, the country operated in this way when it came to abortion.
Roe v. Wade came along in the early 1970s. Viability was defined as the ability to survive outside the womb (usually around 24–28 weeks after conception) and became the threshold for when abortions can legally be allowed — anytime before viability.
Almost 50 years later, in June 2022 the Supreme Court overturned its own prior holding on abortion, giving back to the states the authority to regulate abortion in Dobbs v. Jackson.”