Reproductive Rights Red Stake as president Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court with Kennedy relinquishing his role as bridge between the porch liberals and conservatives are more conservative hold the conservative Star Wars place on the Supreme Court could mean abortion opponents are closer than they’ve been in 45 years the overturning what legalized abortion in the US in a landmark case of Roe v Wade the ruling cited was Jane Roe a Texas woman who wanted to safely and legally have an abortion at the time of the decision nearly all States restricted abortion unless the woman’s life was in danger or in cases of rape or incest backwards 28 Trump has said if Roe v Wade is overturned individual states would have the right to decide on the legality of abortion so what does that mean exactly in short the constitutional right of access to abortion procedures would be gone repealing this law would shift the battle from the federal courts the state legislatures lawmakers in every state could make their own rules about when where and under what circumstances women could terminate a pregnancy depending on the states that have legal access to abortions with few or no restrictions others would have to travel to find clinic in different states or carry their pregnancy full-term and to some extent this is already been happening even with Robi Frank Gore president some states with predominantly anti-abortion legislators have already achieved far more restricted access bypassing narrow laws or getting lower Court ruling on cases that’s the rule text do to this Ohio Michigan and Texas have lost at least one third of their clinics while States like Kentucky Mississippi and Missouri are down to just one there’s no way to know for certain how many states would be an abortion or Institute cover restrictions at given the chance it doesn’t have indicated that they’re already ready to act louisiana-mississippi North Dakota and South Dakota have even approve quote-unquote trigger laws that would ban abortion immediately if the Supreme Court overturns Broadway other states like California unlikely to enact of her abortion laws explicitly protecting the right access abortion but where do the American people stand on the issue well most Americans are somewhere in the middle overall 57% that abortion should be legal in most cases and 40% said it should be illegal in most cases it’s worth noting that the absolutist user in the minority with 25% say abortion should be legal in all cases and 15% saying it should be illegal in all cases so will the Roberts Court take up a challenge to Roe v Wade enter Cavanagh judge the podium is yours Supreme Court’s ruling had been reaffirmed many times but Kevin all has a solidly conservative record as a judge in cases involving government regulation and the separation of powers issues that are important to the group supporting his candidacy and it’s 2017 in one case involving an abortion saying that the government has permissible interest in favouring fetal life protecting the best interest of a minor and refraining from facilitating abortion that’s the type of position that could lead to abortion being banned Nationwide Supreme Court’s jurisprudence abortion but there are many cases coming from states that would lead to more limits on abortion without necessarily overruling Roe v Wade your cases that challenge and restrict or even overturn Roe v WadeBrett Kavanaugh’s seat on the Supreme Court could mean abortion opponents are closer than they’ve been in 45 years to overturn Roe v. Wade.
President Donald Trump nominated federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court Monday night, a pivotal choice that could move the court in a more conservative direction for decades.
At a White House ceremony announcing the pick, Trump described Kavanaugh as a man of “impeccable credentials” and a “true thought leader among his peers.”
Kavanaugh ruled in one case involving abortion last year and is considered a likely opponent of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. He has a solidly conservative record as a judge in cases involving government regulation and the separation of powers, issues that are important to the groups supporting his candidacy.
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