BY SUZY EXPOSITO, STAFF WRITER
JULY 11, 2022
This past June, across the Atlantic, over 200,000 fans descended upon the pastoral English village of Pilton, Somerset, for this year’s Glastonbury Festival. Yet for many in attendance, particularly for U.S. citizens, the weekend’s music was overshadowed by some breaking news: On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court voted to reverse Roe vs. Wade, the crucial 1973 ruling that the right to an abortion was protected by the Constitution.
The move allowed lawmakers in over a dozen states to swiftly advance policies that would criminalize those who perform and seek out abortions.