Laury Oaks on Safe Haven Laws and Anti-Abortion Politics

During the Supreme Court oral arguments for Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, Justice Amy Coney Barrett acknowledged that previous cases addressing abortion rights relied on a consideration of the burden of parenting and forced motherhood. For Justice Coney Barrett, this consideration was a non sequitur: “Why don’t safe haven laws take care of that problem?”
Laury Oaks wrote for a digital symposium on "Adoption, Family Separation & Preservation, and Reproductive Justice" at Harvard Law. Read more at the link below.