Supreme Court to Review Mississippi Law Limiting Abortion Rights

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2021
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Abortion, SCOTUS

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the legality of a Mississippi abortion law that seeks to ban the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy, a case that gives the justices an opportunity to revisit the court’s precedents protecting abortion rights.

Lower courts invalidated the Mississippi law, saying an unbroken line of Supreme Court precedent back to its landmark 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade established that women had a constitutional right to choose abortion before fetal viability, meaning states can regulate—but not outright ban—the procedure in that initial...

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