With the supreme court Roe v Wade overturn, women’s rights and health are in question. In this episode, we discuss these concerns with women’s health attorney, Delphine O'Rourke.
On June 24, 2022, Roe v. Wade was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. Since then, there has been much concern about the future of women’s health, reproductive rights, and safety.
Fempower Health shares a special bonus episode interviewing health law specialist and women’s healthcare attorney Delphine O'Rourke about the facts. Note: this discussion is not about opinions, but rather about the real implications of this overturn.
In this episode, Delphine O’Rourke addresses some of the widespread fears expressed since the Roe v Wade news. She shares some tips for understanding abortion laws by state, explores women’s health taboo subjects, and suggests what we can all do to empower change moving forward.
Delphine O’Rourke is an attorney specializing in life sciences, healthcare, and investments. She’s a leader of Goodwin's groundbreaking Women's Health and Wellness Industry practice. Her experience and expertise have established her as an advocate, thought leader, and global speaker as well as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School.
Discussed in this episode:
How does this supreme court decision affect women’s health?
Common fears people have about Roe v Wade being overturned
HIPAA and abortion laws regarding personal data privacy
Sensationalized content on social media vs facts
Resources for understanding state abortion laws
How voting can impact women’s health policy
Ways to research, educate, and advocate women’s health
Disparities in women’s healthcare at large
How to improve women’s health care moving forward
“This is so much more than just abortion. It’s about consumer power. We make financial and medical decisions for ourselves and our families. It’s our time to say we want more [medical] attention and we deserve better.” - Delphine O'Rourke
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