Prof Blackstone article in MS Magazine online blog

Professor Blackstone and Maxine Trump have written an article for MS Magazine that has been published online. Therefore, the article, What Choice Means to Childfree Women, discusses in part:

What Choice Means to Childfree Women
MS Magazine.Blog

“Today marks the anniversary of the historic 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion—and yet, the future of that decision has never felt more uncertain.

Brett Kavanaugh, who in 2017 claimed “the government has permissible interests in favoring fetal life,” is now sitting on the Supreme Court, tilting the scales in favor of overturning the mandate. And legislation like Ohio Senate Bill 145, which in late 2018 made the most common abortion procedure illegal; and Indiana Senate Bill 203, which allows women to be prosecuted for the loss—through abortion or miscarriage—of a fetus at any stage of development; make the climate described in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale feel less like fiction.”

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Also, Maxine Trump will be coming to campus at UMaine! Join us for a free screening of her movie “To Kid or Not To Kid”. Friday, February 1, 2019 at 3:00 pm in Wells Commons. Note that a discussion and reception will follow. We hope to see you there!