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May: Roe V. Wade 1973

  • Uri-Eichen Gallery 2101 South Halsted Street Chicago, IL, 60608 United States (map)

MAY: Roe v Wade 1973.

Opening May 10, 6-10pm.

New work by Amy Leners, Amina Ross, Angela Davis Fegan and Mary Clare Butler

URI-EICHEN Gallery 2101 S Halsted Chicago IL 60608 info@URI-EICHEN.com

Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) is a landmark decision issued in 1973 by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of the constitutionality of laws that criminalized or restricted access to abortions. The Court ruled 7–2 that a right to privacy under the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment extended to a woman's decision to have an abortion, but that this right must be balanced against the state's interests in regulating abortions: protecting women's health and protecting the potentiality of human life. Arguing that these state interests became stronger over the course of a pregnancy, the Court resolved this balancing test by tying state regulation of abortion to the third trimester of pregnancy.

How has the right to an abortion been restricted since Roe? What challenges do women face across the United States seeking an abortion? Discussion on Roe and with Artists- 7pm on May10th.

Open by appointment outside of receptions through June 7, 2019. For an appointment, call 312 852 7717

JUNE: Milliken v Bradley 1974. School Segregation in Chicago

JULY: Graham v Connor 1989. Fighting Police Violence in Chicago

AUGUST: Shelby County v Holder 2013. Voter Suppression in the Wake of Shelby County

SEPTEMBER: Masterpiece Cakeshop v Colorado Civil Rights Commission 2018. Pushback against LGBTQ Rights in the United States.

October- Chip Thomas

November – Corey Hagelberg

Earlier Event: May 4
Chicago Print Crawl