For context on the historic U.S. Supreme Court term that ended June 30 — and several of its monumental decisions — revisit past FRONTLINE documentaries on how conservatives gained a court majority, as well as on abortion, guns, the environment and more.
July 6, 2022
Overriding nearly five decades of legal precedent, the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion in the U.S. These documentaries offer context on how America reached this moment.
June 24, 2022
Watch documentaries chronicling America’s abortion battle and the transformation of the U.S. Supreme Court.
May 3, 2022
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has signed into law the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., in terms of weeks of pregnancy after which the procedure is prohibited.
March 19, 2018
New state laws have made abortions harder to access. Will the Supreme Court step in?
March 2, 2016