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What if Roe is overturned?

This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Mississippi’s request to review an appellate court ruling that threw out the state’s law banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. In its opening brief filed July 22 in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the state of Mississippi not only asked the Court to uphold its […]

What if Roe fell?

The U.S. Supreme Court will review a Mississippi abortion ban in what is seen as a test case to weaken or overturn Roe v. Wade--despite almost 50 years of precedent. What would happen in U.S. states if the Supreme Court weakens or overturns Roe?

Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

This article in the New York Times discusses the Supreme Court’s annuncement in a Center for Reproductive Rights case to hear Mississippi’s appeal to a ircuit Court decision throwing out the state’s law banning most abortions after 15 weeks. The case could undermine the constitutional right to abortion established in Roe v. Wade. “Alarm bells […]

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