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First Amendment Implications: Reproductive Rights
April 3, 2023
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees freedoms of association, petition, and speech, a free press, free religious exercise, and prohibits government establishment of religion. This resource provides an overview of several distinct First Amendment arguments that have arisen regarding state laws that restrict or guarantee access to abortions and other reproductive freedoms following Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.