By Alison Laurio Search online for “Planned Parenthood and abortion rights” and a page opens with large white letters standing out against a dark background. The message: “The U.S. Supreme Court has ended the federal constitutional right to abortion — handing our...
After Roe was overturned on June 24, 2022, and lacking a federal policy, many states scrambled to either protect access to abortion or ban it
Disability, Intimacy, and Sexual Health: A Social Work Perspective by Kristen Faye Linton, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Lela Rankin Williams In this book the authors compile comprehensive research and candid interviews with social workers to explore the complicated...
After Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts confirmed that a leaked draft of the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in the Mississippi abortion case was authentic, I began doom scrolling to the point of anger and despair.
Overturning Roe v. Wade will disproportionately affect people of color; Here is what social workers should know
For millions of Americans, especially people of color who are women, transgender or non-binary, reversing Roe v. Wade will be a life-altering decree.
Here is a list of reproductive rights legal cases handled by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) NASW Legal Defense Fund. McRae v. Mathews (U.S. Dist. Ct, E.D.N.Y., 421 F. Supp. 533 (E.D.N.Y. 1976)) Case Desc.: Challenge to Federal Appropriation Act that...
NASW remains firm in our support of reproductive rights and denounces efforts to restrict access to reproductive health services and undermine rights protected under Roe v. Wade.
This case involves Texas’s Senate Bill 8 (SB 8), banning abortion after six weeks of pregnancy and allowing private citizens to enforce the law by suing anyone who performed, aided, or abetted an abortion in violation of the ban.