Forty years after the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade—the anniversary is on January 22nd—the debate over the case, and abortion, hasn’t cooled off. If anything, it has only become more controversial. “[Roe] was, I think it’s safe to say, the galvanizing force of the new right, the religiously oriented conservative movement,” Jeffrey Toobin says on this week’s Political Scene podcast. He and Jill Lepore join host Dorothy Wickenden to discuss Roe and the politics surrounding abortion and contraception today.
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