If life begins at conception, there are virtually no limits on government surveillance of women in a post-Roe world.
A weird, messy protest reflects a weird, messy future.
The conservative majority's commitments on contraception, sexual intimacy, and same-sex marriage
The other justices declined to join him, but the future of the Supreme Court rulings on those matters remains unclear.
This makes it likely, though not certain, that the Supreme Court will strike down such laws if states enact them.
American U. Law Students Investigated for "Harassment" for Insulting Comments About Abortion in Group Chat
The complaining student alleged the students' remarks were "harassing and threatening" him because of his conservative "political affiliation" and his "religious beliefs."
He also nixes the idea that states could "retroactively impose liability or punishment for an abortion that occurred before today's decision takes effect."
The Constitution protects many more rights than it mentions, as James Madison explained.
Here Is a State-by-State Rundown of What Will Happen Now That SCOTUS Has Freed Lawmakers To Restrict Abortion
Most states are unlikely to enact bans, but 22 either have them already or probably will soon.
The Supreme Court justice is wrong when he says abortion rights aren't deeply rooted in American history.
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Iowa S. Ct. Overrules Decision Subjecting Abortion Restrictions to Strict Scrutiny Under Iowa Constitution
The Court doesn't decide whether that means they are subject to an "undue burden" test (as under Planned Parenthood v. Casey) or whether there is no right to abortion under the state constitution.
Some fans are now souring on her legacy.
Big rulings are coming soon on school choice, guns, and abortion.
The Biden Administration is apparently considering a range of responses should te Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade.
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Questions about the scope of federal power will remain.
An assessment of claims that Justice Alito's draft opinion rests on historical error, provides no meaningful basis for distinguishing abortion from other unenumerated rights, and forecloses constitutional protection of the mother's life.
This has nothing to do with the separation of church and state.
The former Associate Justice joins those condemning the leak of a draft opinion.
Anti-abortion interstate travel bans would have multiple constitutional defects.
Without citing any constitutional authority to dictate state abortion policies, the bill would have overridden regulations that have been upheld or have yet to be tested.
Liberal states don't want to treat abortion as a personal, private choice either. Instead, blue state policy makers want to spend tax dollars subsidizing and promoting it.
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Americans cannot be neatly divided into two sides, and they do not necessarily understand the implications of Roe v. Wade.
The abortion precedent has faced withering criticism, including damning appraisals by pro-choice legal scholars, for half a century.
The answer is probably "no." But the federal government could more easily ban such transactions.
Tax loopholes for corporations end up making it easier for politicians like Rubio to meddle in private decision making.
The constitutional scholar on abortion, Sam Alito, and the future of federalism
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Understanding state regulatory powers at the time of the founding.
Samuel Alito Thinks It's Obviously Absurd To Suggest That Drug Prohibition Violates the Constitution
The justice overlooks the long American tradition of pharmacological freedom and the dubious constitutional basis for federal bans.
The forgotten abortion politics of the pre-Roe era
For libertarians who see unborn babies as innocent rights-bearing individuals, reducing the number of lives ended by abortion brings us closer to our credo.
Reversing Roe v. Wade Wouldn't be the First Time the Supreme Court Gutted Precedents that Protect Individual Rights - Far From it
That fact doesn't necessarily justify overruling Roe. Depending on how it's viewed, the history of such reversals may even counsel against further such moves.