Dorothy Roberts, a University of Pennsylvania professor of law and sociology, said Wednesday that a conservative Supreme Court could overturn Roe v. Wade and ultimately criminalize miscarriages.
The Constitution says absolutely nothing about abortion - and the framers never even considered making it a constitutional right to abort unborn babies at almost any point in a pregnancy. And about 49 percent said it was very important to get a justice who agreed with them on police powers.
Cuomo's order also called on the Senate to reconvene and vote on protections for Roe v. Wade, which many fear will be in the crosshairs in front of the Supreme Court next fall.
It's not the only pressure being placed on Murkowski: The left-leaning grassroots organization Indivisible Anchorage plans a protest outside her Anchorage office Monday ahead of Trump's expected announcement.
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For abortion-rights activists, who rallied online support using the hashtag #CoatHangersForCollins, the hangers serve as a visceral symbol of the high stakes of the abortion debate.
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MA has had a law on the books since the 19th century that criminalizes abortion - even though it's basically unenforceable because of Roe v. Wade. I've argued cases before the Supreme Court for them.
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After an initial burst of enthusiasm about the court opening, Republican politicians have characterized any questions about Roe's fate as scaremongering by Democrats. Collins is a moderate Republican being watched closely for her vote on the president's Supreme Court nomination.
So as our friends on the left yet again wade through the various stages of grief - they so wish a President Hillary Clinton would be appointing Supreme Court justices to their liking - I would tell them: bad Supreme Court decisions make for awful precedent.
Instead, a repeal of Roe would shift the battle from the federal courts to state legislatures, where lawmakers in every state would make their own rules about when, where and under what circumstances women could obtain abortions.
Just as the Supreme Court overturned the Dred Scott and Plessy decisions, the high court should overturn Roe v. Wade.
In the mid-1970s, immediately after Roe v. Wade (1973), the pro-life movement gave little thought to reversing Roe through another Supreme Court case - an idea that would have had little chance of success at the time.
For most activists in the pro-life movement, a mere reversal of Roe was not what they wanted anyway, because they knew that reversing Roe would not end legalized abortion in the United States.
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