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Sex Equality Arguments for Reproductive Rights: Their Critical Basis and Evolving Constitutional Expression

@article{Siegel2007SexEA,
  title={Sex Equality Arguments for Reproductive Rights: Their Critical Basis and Evolving Constitutional Expression},
  author={Reva B. Siegel},
  journal={Yale Law School},
  year={2007}
}
What is at stake in a sex equality approach to reproductive rights? At first glance, equality arguments would seem to entail a shift in constitutional authority for reproductive rights - for example, from the Due Process to Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment - but as the articles of this Symposium richly illustrate, equality arguments for reproductive rights need not take this legal form. In introducing this Symposium, I identify a sex equality standpoint on reproductive rights… 

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