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Watch live: Abortion rights at stake in historic Supreme Court arguments

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Abortion rights are on the line at the Supreme Court in historic arguments Wednesday over the landmark ruling nearly 50 years ago that declared a nationwide right to end pregnancies and has forged one of the most enduring fault lines in American life and politics.
The stakes for the fate of the Roe v. Wade decision have never been greater as the most conservative court of the past 40 years weighs whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks.
The state is asking the court to explicitly overturn the 1973 ruling. It's possible the justices just uphold the...
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Abortion rights at stake in historic Supreme Court arguments

Abortion rights at stake in historic Supreme Court arguments

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Abortion rights are on the line at the Supreme Court in historic arguments over the landmark ruling nearly 50 years ago that declared a nationwide right to end a pregnancy.
The justices on Wednesday will weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
Mississippi also is asking the court to overrule the 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed Roe. The arguments can be heard live on the court's website, starting at 10 a.m. EST.
The case comes to a court with a 6-3 conservative majority...
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Abortion rights at stake in historic Supreme Court arguments

Abortion rights at stake in historic Supreme Court arguments

1 month ago   |   By KCCI

The justices will weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
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