Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Supreme Court reverses Roe v. Wade

US Supreme Court has overturned Roe vs. Wade in a judgment released on friday (opens in new tab) (24 June). In doing so, the judges overturned the constitutional right to abortion that was established by a 1973 court case and later confirmed by a 1992 case called Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey.

The newly decided case pertains to a Mississippi law called the “Gestational Age Act” that was enacted in 2018, which banned nearly everyone. abortion where the “probable gestational age of the unborn human” was determined to be 15 weeks or more, The New York Times reported (opens in new tab), Mississippi law allowed abortion beyond that point “only in medical emergencies or for a serious fetal abnormality,” and it made no exceptions in cases of rape or incest, according to Nation World News (opens in new tab),

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