The confirmation of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court may hinge on a single ruling: Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that established a constitutional right to abortion in the United States.
The New York Times’ podcast, The Daily, just aired a two-part series on the history and legacy of the case.
The Supreme Court ruled with little controversy in 1973 that women had a constitutional right to abortion. How did the decision give way to the deep and enduring political rifts we face today?
Click below to listen.