Celebrating the art of the album cover
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Written by: Miss Rosen
Last week, a supreme court ruling overturning the constitutional right to abortion in the United States sent shockwaves across the world. The decision to upend the landmark Roe v. Wade case from nearly 50 years ago marked a reversal of a law that will do untold damage to reproductive rights in America.
The ruling came in the case Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organisation in which the last abortion clinic in Mississippi opposed state efforts to ban abortion after 15 weeks and overturn Roe. After the leak of a draft of the ruling emerged last month, the decision may not have come as a total surprise, but many were still in shock.
In about 60 per cent of states, abortion is now banned, soon-to-be banned or under serious threat. This will force patients to travel hundreds of miles or self-manage abortions. The bans could also result in 60,000 births a year among women unable to obtain an abortion, affecting 41 per cent of women of reproductive age and hitting young, poor, Black and brown women and people who already have children hardest.
In wake of the decision, droves of protestors descended on the Supreme Court united in their rage and anguish. Many chanted: “We won’t go back! We won’t go back!” and “My body, my choice!”. The protesters were joined at one point by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who vowed through a borrowed megaphone that the left would work to restore abortion rights. These protests have since spread across the nation.
Photographer Tim Evans was in Washington in the days following the decision to capture the action.
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