What 'coming out of the closet' and abortion rights have in common
March 2, 2016 - Uncategorized
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the biggest abortion case to reach its bench in decades.
Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is a challenge to abortion regulations passed in Texas, in 2013. The justices must now determine if courts should consider whether such restrictions actually promote women’s health and safety or trust politicians’ insistence that they do.
Their decision, expected in June, has the potential to halt similar legislation rippling across the country, which abortion rights advocates say make it impossible for clinics to operate. Read more…