Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet: 40 Years of “Roe v. Wade” Edition

Happy 40th anniversary, baby!

Seven out of ten Americans oppose overturning Roe.

Ezekiel Reis Burgin talks about why abortion rights are critical to him as a trans man.

Roe is about more than just abortion.

These men and women are risking their lives for your autonomy.

The Supreme Court decision does not go all the way.”

Overturning Roe won’t stop abortions. It will just make them unsafe.

“I was ashamed and grieving out of obligation when all I really felt was relief.”

An interactive map of America’s abortion clinics.

Five myths and five things you may not know about Roe.

When will black women “have the freedom to speak about abortion?”

Sarah Weddington on winning the landmark case at age 26.

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Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School. Alexandra also serves as the Board Chair of Know Your IX, a national student-led movement to end gender violence, which she co-founded and previously co-directed. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she is the co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project: 57 Visions of a Wildly Better Future. She has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice at campuses across the country and on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. At Yale Law, Alexandra studies antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. After graduation, she will represent girls facing discriminatory suspensions and expulsions as a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center. Most importantly, Alexandra is the mommy to Margot, a tiny pomchi rescue from North Carolina

Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School.

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