The recent shocking Supreme Court decision reversing Roe v Wade has reverberated across our AAIMM network. Not only is the decision harmful and completely lacking in compassion, it is an afront to bodily agency and stands to inequitably impact Black women/birthing persons, who experience death and dangerous complications from pregnancy and childbirth at greater rates than other groups.
Below are statements from partners and advocates in the decision:
First 5 LA
Back Mamas Matter
National Birth Equity Collaborative