It’s been just over a week since Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion appearing to overturn Roe v. Wade was leaked to the press.
On this episode, Commonweal editor-at-large Mollie Wilson O’Reilly and theologian Natalia Imperatori-Lee share their initial reactions to the news.
In addition to pointing out the potentially damaging consequences of reversing Roe, they also highlight the complex realities of women’s reproductive health, discuss their experiences as mothers, and identify what a true “culture of life” might look like.
For further reading:
“When Abortion Isn’t Abortion,” Mollie Wilson O’Reilly
“When Timing Is Paramount,” Peter Steinfels
“My Two Abortions,” Anonymous