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Roe v. Wade / Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization : SCOTUS Decision and the Federal Response: Other

Compilation of select federal responses to the SCOTUS decision overturning Roe v. Wade


Resources on this page may be non-governmental, or not a direct response to the Dobbs decision, but provide important context.

The Dobbs Decision

Supreme Court has voted to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows (5/2/22 via Politico, with copy of leaked draft opinion)

  • Supreme Court press release regarding the leaked draft (5/3/22)

The Dobbs v. Jackson Decision, Annotated (6/24/22, via New York Times)

The inside story of how John Roberts failed to save abortion rights (7/26/22, via CNN)

SCOTUS releases investigative report on leaked draft of Dobbs opinion (1/19/23)

Federal judge says constitutional right to abortion may still exist, despite Dobbs (2/6/23, via Politico)

Behind the Scenes at the Dismantling of Roe v. Wade (12/14/23, via New York Times)


Tracking Abortion Laws Post-Roe

Is Abortion Still Accessible in My State Now That Roe v. Wade Was Overturned? (6/24/22, via Planned Parenthood)

Tracking Abortion Bans Across the Country (7/2/22, frequently updated, via New York Times; see also, earlier versions via Internet Archive)


Background Information on Abortion

CDC's Reproductive Health Data and Statistics

Timeline of Important Reproductive Freedom Cases Decided by the Supreme Court (via ACLU)


Miscellaneous Related Information

The Biden-McConnell Deal to Make an Anti-Abortion Advocate a Federal Judge Is Still On (7/1/22, via Slate)

Data privacy concerns make the post-Roe era uncharted territory (via NPR)

DHS Intelligence bulletin from May 13 obtained via #FOIA that warned about "domestic violent extremists" & threats against various targets related to SCOTUS overturning Roe v Wade (7/7/22, via @JasonLeopold on Twitter)

Alito mocks foreign critics of Supreme Court abortion ruling, with link to video (7/28/22, via Politico)

Planned Parenthood mobile clinic will take abortion to red-state borders (10/3/22, via NPR)

Twenty-two Republican AGs support lawsuit to end access to mifepristone abortion drug (2/10/23, via Chris Geidner)

What happened inside the federal hearing on abortion pills (3/17/23, via NPR; includes transcript)