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The ramifications of overturning Roe v. Wade – what it means for women’s health, and what it means for Texas

Today, in an in-depth discussion with legal experts, we hear from those who identify as “abortion rights advocates” and “abortion rights opponents”.



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In light of the Supreme Court effectively overturning Roe v. Wade – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has declared today a "Sanctity of Life" Holiday – closing all of the Office of the Attorney General offices across the state.

Meanwhile, those who support abortion rights are gathering in large numbers across the country to protest the supreme Court ruling.

In addition to discussing abortion rights in general, many feel the need to take a closer look into other rights such as birth control, contraceptives, and even same-sex laws.

What are your thoughts, feeling and opinions, about the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization?

In this episode, we take listener calls, while experts help continue the conversation about the U.S. Supreme Court decision on overturning Roe v. Wade and how it impacts Texas.


Amy O’Donnell

  • Texas Alliance for Life

Charles W. “Rocky” Rhodes

  • Charles Weigel II Research Professor of State & Federal Constitutional Law at South Texas College of Law Houston

Hon. Vanessa D. Gilmore

  • Retired judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

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