Tag: mississippi abortion case
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?
The Center’s President and CEO, Nancy Northup, is quoted in this NPR segment. Northup states, “The court cannot uphold this law in Mississippi without overturning Roe’s core holding, and that core holding – that every pregnant person has the right to decide whether to continue their pregnancy prior to viability – that has been reaffirmed […]
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 […]
Roe at Risk: U.S. Supreme Court to Review Mississippi’s Abortion Ban, a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade
The Center for Reproductive Rights will return to the United States Supreme Court next term to defend the right to abortion, a right recognized in Roe v. Wade.