The Surprising Reproductive Rights Issue For Millennials: Judge Appointments

The state of Arkansas recently passed a ban on abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy, a clearly unconstitutional measure which will be challenged by reproductive justice advocates in the courts. As more states jump on the bandwagon and pass brazenly unconstitutional bans on abortion procedures, the reproductive justice movement must turn an eye to the enormous number of judicial vacancies that may threaten the legal future of reproductive rights.

As Obama begins to quicken his judicial nomination process, reproductive justice advocates need to get vocal on who they want to see on the federal bench.