SCOTUS Hearing Suggests Conservative Majority Ready to Overturn Roe, Uphold Mississippi Ban

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2021
From The Center

Oral arguments in the Mississippi abortion law case signaled that former President Donald Trump may finally get the chance to fulfill his campaign promise of overturning Roe v. Wade.

On Wednesday, questions from the Supreme Court's new 6-3 conservative majority—solidified last year by Trump appointee Justice Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation—suggested that it would hand a win to the anti-abortion movement and uphold the ban in Mississippi prohibiting most abortions after 15 weeks.

Chief Justice John Roberts' skepticism aside, the conservative justices also seemed ready to dole out another victory to anti-abortion groups, hinting they would...

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