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Roe v. Wade challenge isn’t about banning abortion, it’s about states’ rights, Sen. Mike Lee says

Posted on AllSides December 2nd, 2021
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As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to take up the most significant abortion case in nearly 50 years, a dozen Republicans senators, including Utah Sen. Mike Lee, advocated for returning the issue to states.

The justices will hear arguments Wednesday over a Mississippi law that banned nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, allowing them only in medical emergencies or cases of severe fetal abnormality.

The case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, is a direct challenge to the 1973 landmark decision in Roe v. Wade. Mississippi also asked the...

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