Justina Licata

Justina Licata

Justina Licata is Assistant Professor of History at Indiana East University and is writing a book on the history of Norplant.

A close up of a packet of birth control pills

Reading the fine print in North Carolina’s new abortion law

By: and - September 18, 2023

In May, when Republicans passed new restrictions on abortion access, they assured North Carolinians that Senate Bill 20 was a “common-sense, reasonable” bill that provided “needed support for women and families” such as expanding access to birth control. House Speaker Tim Moore praised the bill for taking a “holistic” approach that included funding for health […]