The Supreme Court v. Roe v. Wade
The case legalized a woman’s right to an abortion in 1973. Now, the conservative-leaning court is considering the legality of the Mississippi state ban on abortion 15 weeks after conception.
The case comes at the end of what has already been a tumultuous year for reproductive and abortion rights in the U.S. More than 100 laws have already been passed this year restricting access to abortion — a record high.
So how likely is an overruling of Roe v. Wade? And what did this week’s hearings tell us about theJustices’ stances on abortion?
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