Women Are Being Written Out of Abortion Jurisprudence. Slate, July 02, 2020. The Supreme Court's decision shows how much this has turned into a male-dominated process debate, in which the impact of women is invisible in the discussion.
Why Women Aren't People (But Corporations Are), Jezebel, June 30, 2014
5 Things Women Need to Know About the Hobby Lobby Ruling, Time Magazine, July 01, 2014. In addition to the potential to use this ruling to limit other forms of contraception, the ruling could also be an entre for employers to decline to pay for other non-contraceptive medical treatments that are counter to the religious beliefs of the employer.
Beyond Roe, After Casey: The Present and Future of a "Fundamental" Right, PubMed.gov Womens Health Issues, 1993
Religious Political Discussions
When Christian Evangelicals were pro-choice, Faith on the Fringe, November 7, 2016. Thanks to the GOP hijacking Christian voters over the issue of abortion, some Christians feel voting Republican is their only option. And the GOP did hijack the abortion issue: Southern Baptists were pro-choice in 1973. But because Democratic President Jimmy Carter was a Southern Baptist and a Sunday School teacher, the GOP moved to split the Christian vote over abortion. (And to shore up the segregationist segment of Christian voters. If you didn’t know any of this, it’s because they succeeded.)
When Southern Baptists Were Pro-Choice, Moyers on Democracy, July 17, 2014. When Roe was first decided, most of the Southern evangelicals who today make up the backbone of the anti-abortion movement believed that abortion was a deeply personal issue in which government shouldn’t play a role. Some were hesitant to take a position on abortion because they saw it as a “Catholic issue,” and worried about the influence of Catholic teachings on American religious observance.
Baptist Press Initial Reporting on Roe v. Wade, The Gospel Coalition, May 6, 2010
Gloria Steinem on patriarchy, abortion and economic independence Al Jazeera, 12 Jul 2019. "Opposing women’s right to control our own bodies is always the first step in every authoritarian regime."
Phyllis Schlafly started the war on women. But it will outlive her.Vox, September 7, 2016....Schlafly “made the Religious Right a political player” once she “unearthed the political gold of misogyny....Without Schlafly’s influence, it’s hard to imagine the Republican Party being nearly as resistant to evolving ideas about gender roles, or as militantly opposed to abortion, as it is today."