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Overturning Roe is a Poverty Issue

October 14, 2022 by Hope Sheils Access to Justice Family Health

On the June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court released its landmark decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. Justice Alito’s majority opinion overturned Roe v. Wade and the right to an abortion.[1] The opinion holds that “Roe and Casey must be overruled…

Addressing Child Poverty: Child Tax Credit Payments and Beyond

March 28, 2022 by Shannon Henris Family Tax Policy

In 2019, the child poverty rate in the United States reached 14.4%, the lowest level in forty years.[1] In December 2021, the rate was reduced to 12.1% when the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 delivered expanded monthly child tax credit payments to families…