By Matt Clark
ACLL Executive Director
n Monday, May 17, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which could be the beginning of the end of Roe v. Wade.
In this case, Mississippi passed a law that banned abortions after 15 weeks. Before this, it was commonly accepted that any ban on abortions before 20 weeks would be struck down. By passing this law, Mississippi decided to push the limits of what the Supreme Court would allow. Its timing was nothing less than providential, since two conservative justices replaced a moderate justice and a liberal justice in the interim.
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