Brown Girl Magazine: The ‘Dobbs’ Decision: What Does it Mean? Where do we go From Here?
This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on June 27, 2022.
It is no surprise that a palpable devastation has swallowed our nation. In the coming weeks, abortion services will become virtually nonexistent in many states, forcing already marginalized communities to go to great lengths to seek affordable and timely care. The responsibility now falls on the shoulders of the masses to protect a woman’s right to reproductive autonomy.
“Dobbs will be remembered in the same vein as Dred Scott v. Stafford, Plessy v. Ferguson, Korematsu v. United States, and Bowers v. Hardwick as a dreadful stain on our nation’s history…It cannot be overstated how damaging this ruling will be to the most vulnerable members of our society, particularly people of color…every person should commit today to ensuring that the right to abortion is protected in their home state.” – Rakim H.D. Brooks (Alliance for Justice)