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What's Wrong With Abortion Federalism?

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In this week’s Reason Roundtable, editors Peter Suderman, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and special guest Damon Root unpack the long-awaited SCOTUS ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade (1973).

1:31: Discussion on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

39:06: “Lightning round” on SCOTUS decisions concerning guns and school choice

51:32: Weekly Listener Question: More than most political ideologies, many of the prominent libertarian thinkers were women—Ayn Rand, Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, etc. I think it’s safe to say that the movement wouldn’t exist without them. But libertarianism today, fairly or not, is stereotyped as being almost all men, often men who are, shall we say, not the most socially adept. Why has that stereotype developed? And how do we, in practice, change both the impression and the actual amount of women in the movement? Bonus question: Katherine—which Roundtabler is like which Buffy the Vampire Slayer character? And why is Nick Cordelia Chase (or Faith, though mostly because of the leather jacket aesthetic)?

This week’s links:

Alito’s Abortion Ruling Overturning Roe Is an Insult to the 9th Amendment,” by Damon Root

Here Is a State-by-State Rundown of What Will Happen Now That SCOTUS Has Freed Lawmakers To Restrict Abortion,” by Jacob Sullum

Clarence Thomas Calls To ‘Reconsider’ Gay Marriage, Sodomy Rulings,” by Scott Shackford

Outside the Supreme Court, Our First Glimpse of Post-Roe Politics,” by Christian Britschgi

Get Ready for the Post-Roe Sex Police!” by Nick Gillespie

In Defense of Roe,” by Nick Gillespie and Regan Taylor

Alito’s Leaked Abortion Opinion Misunderstands Unenumerated Rights,” by Damon Root

In Landmark 2nd Amendment Ruling, SCOTUS Affirms Right ‘To Carry a Handgun for Self-Defense Outside the Home’,” by Damon Root

School Choice and Religious Liberty Advocates Just Won Big at the Supreme Court,” by Damon Root

Send your questions to [email protected]. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name.

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