Newsweek: The Next Frontier of the Fight for Abortion Rights is Privacy Law


In this Newsweek opinion piece, Orrick’s Thora Johnson, Kyle Kessler and Alyssa Wolfington argue for the need for federal legislation to address vulnerabilities in the privacy landscape in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision.

“The government must act,” the article states. “Protecting reproductive freedom requires establishing a federal privacy law protecting information related to health care from being handed over to law enforcement unless absolutely necessary to avert substantial public harm.”