The Supreme Court appears inclined to roll back Roe v. Wade
The Supreme Court seems poised to seriously curtail abortion rights nationwide after arguments Wednesday in a Mississippi case.
The case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, tests whether laws that ban pre-viability abortions are constitutional.
All of the court's past abortion decisions have upheld Roe's central framework: That pregnant people have a constitutional right to an abortion in the first two trimesters of pregnancy when a fetus is unable to survive outside the womb — roughly the first 24 weeks, reports NPR's Nina Totenberg.
In this case, Mississippi is asking the court to reverse...