The extraordinary leak of the US Supreme Court ends abortion as a constitutional right
- BBC News World
According to a nine-judge draft majority, the U.S. Supreme Court may be on the verge of ending the constitutional right to abortion nationwide.
In the middle Politician On Monday, Judge Samuel Alito released a speech in which he defined the historic 1973 law of Row versus Wade as a “blatant error.”
If such a leak is confirmed to be true, it could create an unprecedented and political and social storm in the modern history of the US High Court.
Judges are expected to rule on the case in early July. According to Politico, this is the first draft and it is not uncommon for judges to change their minds during these drafting processes.
“Row (vs. Wade) was a blatant mistake from the start,” it wrote. “We think it should be repealed,” he added.
“The time has come to abide by the Constitution and return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected representatives,” he added.
If this is the opinion of the court, which has a majority of Conservative judges, then abortion ends up being a constitutional right so that states can completely ban or restrict it.
The law is being reviewed as part of a legal battle over the state of Mississippi’s intention to ban abortion after 15 weeks.
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