These Indian Law Scholars joined forces and co-authored an article “Tribal Nations and Abortion Access: A Path Forward,” forthcoming in the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender. Currently available on the SSRN. This article outlines the legal realities of providing abortion care in Indian country, particularly in the context of avoiding state prohibitions. Abortion care is a fundamental human right of Indigenous people. The ability to safely end a pregnancy is consistent with Tribal conceptions of autonomy, privacy, and individual self-determination.
- Professor Lauren van Schilfgaarde, UCLA School of Law
- Professor Aila Hoss, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
- Professor Ann E. Tweedy, University of South Dakota School of Law
- Professor Sarah Deer, The University of Kansas
- Professor Stacy Leeds, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law