On this week’s 51%, we discuss the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. WAMC’s Pat Bradley takes us to a protest at SUNY Plattsburgh. Former U.S. District Judge Nancy Gertner offers her thoughts on the opinion. And Mount Holyoke College’s Cora Fernández Anderson shares how the decision might impact abortion rights movements in other countries.
Guests: Nancy Gertner, senior lecturer at Harvard Law School and the former U.S. District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Cora Fernández Anderson, assistant professor at Mount Holyoke College and author of Fighting for Abortion Rights in Latin America: Social Movements, State Allies and Institutions; WAMC’s Pat Bradley; Karen Dewitt
51% is a national production of WAMC Northeast Public Radio. It’s produced by Jesse King. Our executive producer is Dr. Alan Chartock, and our theme is “Lolita” by the Albany-based artist Girl Blue.