Deana A. Rohlinger

Deana A. Rohlinger is a professor of sociology at Florida State University and author of Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in America (Cambridge University Press, 2015).


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A reproductive rights movement that had lost touch with women’s economic concerns is partly to blame for an election outcome that now puts basic constitutional rights in jeopardy. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The Supreme Court’s Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt ruling effectively renders unconstitutional abortion restrictions in some two-dozen states, forcing abortion opponents to play defense for the first time in decades. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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New federal labeling guidelines for the abortion pill deliver a major victory to the abortion-rights movement, and throw opponents of the procedure on the defensive. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt represents a critical moment for reproductive rights, which anti-abortion advocates have been chipping away at for decades. Read more

Law and Justice