Whither Abortion Rights? by At Liberty published on 2019-01-09T22:53:35Z The Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade in 1973, establishing access to abortion care as a fundamental right. But state legislatures have been chipping away at that right ever since, passing thousands of restrictions on abortion access and targeting abortion providers with burdensome rules. Several states now have only one abortion clinic left. Millions of women have no meaningful access to abortion care. Louise Melling, deputy legal director of the ACLU, discusses what to watch for at this pivotal time for reproductive rights.