Journal of the American Medical Association  |  July 8, 2022

Read the Publication

On June 24, 2002, the US Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to abortion in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization.1 The Court’s majority decision authored by Justice Samuel Alito was substantially the same as a draft opinion leaked a month earlier.2 The regulation of abortion will now be decided by the states. In this Viewpoint, we explain the Dobbs ruling and what it means for physicians, public health, and society.

Read more here.