The End of Roe v. Wade Will Be a Nightmare for Disabled Americans

The end of federal abortion rights is a disability justice issue—but not in the way you might think.

Historically, debates over reproductive autonomy have produced some strange bedfellows when it comes to disability. Anti-abortion policymakers and advocates often appeal to the value of disabled lives when they promote legislation that prohibits abortion on the basis of fetal anomalies, co-opting the commonly held disability-rights position that such abortions are morally problematic. (To read the rest of this article please click on the link below:)