It’s a monumental decision that reverses 50 years of abortion rights in America, and one of the most famous Supreme Court decisions in modern history, Roe v. Wade. Here’s what the final Dobbs v Jackson opinion says, and how it differs from the draft opinion that leaked in May. It compares Roe v. Wade to a case upholding racial segregationWe knew this decision was probably coming because of a draft opinion published by Politico last month, leaked in a breach of Supreme Court policy. Alito’s central argument is that “the Constitution makes no express reference to a right to obtain an abortion,” and that legal abortion lacks “deep roots” in American history. With Roe v. Wade overturned, the legality of abortion has been left to the states.
Source: Washington Post June 25, 2022 05:28 UTC