Draft ruling shows Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade: report Print
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Tuesday, 03 May 2022 07:48

scotus-2021-hillLeaked draft opinion shows 5 Republican Justices poised to strike down right to abortion.

WASHINGTON, DC - The Supreme Court is poised to overturn the landmark 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade that protects a federal right to abortion, according to a draft majority opinion published Monday evening by Politico.

The 67-page document, described as an initial draft majority opinion penned by Justice Samuel Alito, one of the court’s staunchest conservatives, concludes with the majority stating that the Constitution says nothing about the rights of states to regulate or prohibit abortion, in contrast to Roe and the court’s 1992 decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

Read the developing story here.