Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade, Ending 50 Years of Federal Abortion Rights

6/24/2022 5:18:00 PM

JUST IN: The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion in the U.S. in 1973.

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JUST IN: The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion in the U.S. in 1973.

The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that enshrined abortion as a constitutional right in the U.S. for almost half a century.

The case that triggered Roe's demise after nearly a half-century, known as Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, is related to a Mississippi law that banned nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.Business19 mins agoleak of a draft of the majority opinion

The leaked opinion marked a major victory for conservatives and anti-abortion advocates who had worked for decades to undermine Roe and Casey, whichBut Republican lawmakers in Washington, who are hoping to win big in the November midterm elections, initially focused more on the leak itself than on what it revealed. They also decried the protests that formed outside the homes of some conservative justices, accusing activists of trying to intimidate the court.

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"The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives," a syllabus of the opinion said. The case that triggered Roe's demise after nearly a half-century, known as Dobbs v.. Jackson Women's Health Organization, is related to a Mississippi law that banned nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. For some justices, this day is long overdue. Dobbs was by far the most significant and controversial dispute of the court's term.. It also posed the most serious threat to abortion rights since a 1992 case, Planned Parenthood v.

Casey, in which the Supreme Court reaffirmed Roe. Justices Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh, the two most recent additions to the court, wrote pro-gun opinions as appeals-court judges. Money Report Business 2 mins ago Business 19 mins ago Dobbs deepened partisan divisions in a period of already intense political tribalism. The early May leak of a draft of the majority opinion , which completely overturned Roe, sent shockwaves across the country and galvanized activists on both sides of the debate. It also cast a pall over the nation's highest court, which immediately opened an investigation to find the source of the leak. The target in Bruen is a 109-year-old law in New York that requires gun owners who want a concealed-carry licence to show “proper cause”. The publication of the court's draft opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito, sparked protests from abortion-rights supporters, who were outraged and fearful about how the decision will impact both patients and providers as 22 states gear up to restrict abortions or ban them outright.

The leaked opinion marked a major victory for conservatives and anti-abortion advocates who had worked for decades to undermine Roe and Casey, which the majority of Americans support keeping in place. But Republican lawmakers in Washington, who are hoping to win big in the November midterm elections, initially focused more on the leak itself than on what it revealed. But ordinary citizens wishing to arm themselves while venturing outdoors have little chance, especially if they live in New York City. They also decried the protests that formed outside the homes of some conservative justices, accusing activists of trying to intimidate the court. The unprecedented leak of Alito's draft opinion blew a hole in the cloak of secrecy normally shrouding the court's internal affairs. It drew harsh scrutiny from the court's critics, many of whom were already concerned about the politicization of the country's most powerful deliberative body, where justices are appointed for life.” Such discriminatory treatment when doling out constitutional rights, he wrote, violates the Second Amendment.

Chief Justice John Roberts vowed that the work of the court"will not be affected in any way" by the leak, which he described as a"betrayal" intended to"undermine the integrity of our operations." The leak had clearly had an impact, however. Tall fencing was set up around the court building afterward, and Attorney General Merrick Garland directed the U. The bulk of his 63-page majority opinion is devoted to showing why New York’s law, despite dating back to 1905, does not comport with America’s history of gun regulation.S. Marshals Service to"help ensure the Justices' safety.

" Alito, in his first reported remarks since the leak, spoke remotely from the court building to a crowd attending a forum at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, rather than make the six-mile journey to the school. He argued that the court must begin from the premise that it is “constitutionally proper, indeed often necessary”, for judges to “consider the serious dangers and consequences of gun violence that lead states to regulate firearms”. that, when asked during that event how he and the other justices are holding up, Alito replied,"This is a subject I told myself I wasn't going to talk about today regarding, you know — given all the circumstances." This is breaking news. Please check back for updates. He shared statistics on America’s staggering number of weapons—nearly 400m for a population of 330m. Also on CNBC .