Mississippi to get near-total ban on abortions if Roe v. Wade overturned: Gov. Reeves

The state ban would automatically take effect if the case is overturned and prohibit all abortions except in cases of rape or to save the life of a mother.

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The state ban would automatically take effect if the case is overturned and prohibit all abortions except in cases of rape or to save the life of a mother.

The state ban would automatically take effect if the case is overturned and prohibit all abortions except in cases of rape or to save the life of a mother.

Roe v. Wadeis struck down."If that happens, would you start enforcing that in your state— the almost complete ban, regardless of how many weeks of the pregnancy?" Tapper asked.Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves said Sunday that if Roe v. Wade was overturned, he would enforce an almost complete ban on abortions that would automatically take effect in his state. Above, Reeves delivers an address prior to signing a bill retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem, on June 30, 2020, in Jackson, Mississippi.

Pool"Clearly it is dependent upon how the court rules and exactly what those opinions allow us to do. If in fact Roe is overturned—and by the way, I believe very strongly, as do many Americans, that the justices on the Supreme Court today could look at the

Roe v. Wadecase and come to the conclusion that the court just simply got it wrong in 1973," Reeves said.Reeves went on to say that in his opinion, there is no guaranteed right to an abortion in the Constitution. He added that ifRoeis overturned, it"doesn't mean that no one in America is going to have access—although that might make people like me happy— but, what it does mean is that all 50 states, the laboratories of democracy, are going to have the ability to enact their own laws with respect to abortion." headtopics.com

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Tapper then asked his question again."So is that a yes, that ifRoe v. Wadeis overturned, you will enforce the almost-total abortion ban in Mississippi that exists in the inevitability, or in the situation where

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Even some Republican women are against the abortion ban.

Justice's adoption questioning draws controversy at Supreme Court abortion hearingWhen the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, a headline-making line of questioning came from the court's newest justice, Amy Coney Barrett. If you don’t want a kid just pull out, problem solved! nice Clearly these judges are selected from privileged stock Mom's may have had a D&c, coded properly. While impoverished women visited back room butchers. They would lynch a man, down the street. People feared the nonchalance of the privilege class. And republics hallow class warfare

How these moms are raising their kids to be abortion advocatesAs the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the Mississippi abortion ban case, moms share why it's important to involve their kids in advocacy work.

During Arguments Over the Fate of Roe, Kavanaugh and Barrett Finally Showed Their CardsKavanaugh implied that overturning Roe v. Wade would be celebrated as a victory for democracy. Narrator: “it would not” I guess it doesn't matter that Kavanaugh did and said nothing of the sort? And it doesn't matter that the only person in this article referring to a 'victory for democracy' is the author of the piece? His funeral will be celebrated tbh.

Both sides planning for new state-by-state abortion fightAs the Supreme Court court weighs the future of the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, a resurgent anti-abortion movement is looking to press its advantage in state-by-state battles while abortion-rights supporters prepare to play defense. Both sides seem to be operating on the assumption that a court reshaped by former President Donald Trump will either overturn or seriously weaken Roe. “We have a storm to weather,” said Elizabeth Nash, state policy analyst for the Guttmacher Institute, a research organization that supports abortion rights.

Anti-abortion advocates thrilled with possibility of overturning Roe v. WadeAnti-abortion activists feel like they’re on the cusp of history after the Supreme Court signaled a willingness to weaken Roe v. Wade — and they’re already gearing up for the inevitable multifront fight that will erupt if the court rules in their favor. To have an Abortion should be a legal procedure set in law. PERIOD!! 'Just because you are opposed to abortion that doesn't make you pro life; it makes you pro birth. Your morality is deeply lacking unless you also want a child fed loved educated housed & use taxes for that. W/out that; it's pro birth; not pro life.'--Sister Joan Chittister 🤮😡😷👎🏻👎🏿👎🏾👎

This Supreme Court will gut Roe vs. Wade as only these justices canThe way these justices are likely to rule, the post-Roe reality for women and our politics looks grim, plus more from the week in Opinion. opinion Republicans are trying to turn this country over to the Christian mob. Not looking good for democracy. opinion European, ethno Hegemonist Fascists opinion Time to invest in wire hanger companies, because they are going to be used in a way not seen since the 1970’s. AbortionIsHealthcare