Once upon a time we lost our right to abortion

Jody Rabhan
3 min readOct 5, 2019

I’ll share a story that begins at the end. It’s a story of how we ended the constitutional right to an abortion in this country. And, it’s a story that we knew would end this way when Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the US Supreme Court one year ago.

With the announcement that the Court would hear the case, June Medical Services v. Gee, an identical case to Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt decided by the court three years ago — the gloves have officially come off. Any sense of pretense — Kavanaugh is new on the Court and doesn’t want to…

Jody Rabhan

Social justice advocate at National Council of Jewish Women fighting for fair courts, abortion access, health care, gun safety, & everything in between.