Judging the judges on abortion, with Kate Redburn
Hello from a million-person protest!
This week, we speak with a brilliant friend of the pod, Kate Redburn, a lawyer and legal historian.
Kate takes us through the leaked Supreme Court draft decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, and explains how decades of organizing and legal scheming by Christian conservatives got us to this point. They also predict how the expected ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization could affect the rights of people who use contraception, queer and trans people, and people of color—and exacerbate a chaotic interstate patchwork of abortion laws.