Women’s History: Abortion

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Women’s History: Abortion

March 23, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Thursday, March 23, 2023 –6:30pm to 8:00pm

In-person event + Livestream
Meeting Room A

Hear about abortion laws before and after the adoption of the U.S. Constitution which were the focus of the friend-of-the-court brief co-authored by Patricia Cline Cohen in “Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization,” and submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court. Cline Cohen is professor of history emerita at UC Santa Barbara. She will be joined by Lina-Maria Murillo of the University of Iowa history department to present information about the history of abortion access in Iowa.

This program is hosted by the Education Committee of the League of Women Voters of Johnson County (LWVJC), and cosponsored by the Iowa City Public Library. The presentation will be offered in-person and streamed lived on the library’s channel. Library staff will also record it for rebroadcast on the ICPL YouTube channel and on the LWVJC website and Facebook page.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.

Contact Information

Group Name: League of Women Voters of Johnson County

Group Type: Non-profit corporations

Primary Contact Name: Patty McCarthy

Primary Contact Phone: 319-354-4311

Secondary Contact Name: Linda Schreiber

Secondary Contact Phone: 319-936-8600


Cosponsor Organization: League of Women Voters of Johnson County

Cosponsor Name: Patty McCarthy

Cosponsor Phone: 319-354-4311


March 23, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Iowa City Public Library
123 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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