OpEd: Many Asian Women Will Bear Brunt of Roe’s Reversal
AUDIENCE:Reproductive Justice, Race and Racism, AAPI, Women
By: Roshni Nedungadi
In an unsurprising but still horrifying move, the Republican-controlled Supreme Court reversed the decades-long precedent that has guaranteed federal abortion protections. With Republican state legislatures advancing their ploy to limit reproductive healthcare and criminalize women who seek abortions, the burden will fall heavily on women of color, including Asian women.
During our HIT Strategies focus groups of Democratic voters, we saw a diverse coalition of voters react to last month’s leaked news about Roe‘s reversal in real-time. Most expressed fear and an increased desire to participate politically.
Read the full op-ed on the AsAm News website.