Abortion, religion, gun rights on agenda as Supreme Court starts new term

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2021
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The Supreme Court begins a new nine-month term on Monday, with major cases on abortion, religion and gun rights on the docket.

Driving the news: It will be the first in-person session with most of the justices since the pandemic forced proceedings to be held virtually last year. Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who on Thursday tested positive for COVID-19 but has no symptoms, will participate remotely this week, the court said on Friday.

Here's a look at some of the biggest cases the court will hear:

Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization: In one of the most-anticipated cases this term,...

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