Bloomberg Law
Nov. 29, 2021, 7:00 AM

Abortion’s Future Belongs to a Supreme Court Reshaped by Trump

Greg Stohr
Greg Stohr
Bloomberg News

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett ducked questions about Roe v. Wade during their Senate confirmation hearings. Now, with the court set to reconsider the landmark ruling, abortion-rights supporters are bracing to finally hear the answers.

And they have reason to worry.

Kavanaugh and Barrett will be key votes as the court on Wednesday takes up Mississippi’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The restrictions are far more stringent than any the court has previously upheld, and are all but impossible to square with Roe, which legalized abortion nationwide in 1973.

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