On this episode of the podcast series This American Life, real life examples of people who found themselves pregnant just as the Dobbs decision was issued in June of 2022. The episode follows their stories and their outcomes, we hear how the Dobbs decision has affected their reproductive lives.
We welcome this episode as part of the long tradition of abortion and Reproductive Justice storytelling, advanced by leaders in the field such as Renee Bracey Sherman, Monica Simpson, We Testify, SisterSong, and Shout Your Abortion. It also reminds us of the short- and long-term consequences of abortion denial and forced birth, as documented in research like the Turnaway Study. And it underscores the importance of resources that can help pregnant people exercise their reproductive autonomy, even in our challenging post-Dobbs landscape.
A list of clinical, logistical, legal, and digital security resources.