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AHA in the News, Amicus Briefs

The amicus curiae brief submitted by the AHA and Organization of American Historians for the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization was featured in an Akron Beacon Journal article by Michael Douglas. This amicus brief was based on decades of study and research by professional historians, and aimed to provide an accurate historical perspective of abortion in the US. In the article, Douglas discusses the historical inconsistencies that appear in Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked draft opinion for Dobbs v. Jackson.