“I’ve integrated prayer into these amulets and made them to resemble a pill box, evoking birth control,” says Charlie Schrön. The multimedia exhibition of work by 21 female artists is a powerful rejoinder to the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade last spring.
On the first anniversary of the Dobbs decision, we mark the lasting impact of an illegal 1914 abortion that was desperately sought and tragically botched.
Deep-red Indiana isn’t a state you’d ordinarily look to as the leading edge of post-Roe v. Wade abortion politics—but a legal case there called into question whether Reform and Conservative Jewst need to be taken seriously as religious objectors.
Moment Institute Fellow Nathan Guttman examines the beliefs and practices of the Haredim, specifically in regards to abortion rights.
Simone Veil survived two Nazi concentration camps and became one of the most admired women in Europe.
Classical Jewish rulings concerning abortion rely primarily on the woman’s instinct, and they respect that until the fetus emerges from the womb, it remains an integral part of the woman’s body alone.
Where you stand on most issues depends on where you sit. It’s a truism that dates back far before our polarized age. Women’s issues tend to pose this problem with particular clarity; you might say that it’s not so much where you sit as what set of organs you sit on.