Does Roe v. Wade Stand a Chance?
The fight over abortion access is far from settled.
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Abortion bills are making their way through American statehouses. Last Wednesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Before that, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson instituted a ban on abortions from fertilization. And in the midst of these fights at the state level, the Supreme Court has announced it will take up a case challenging Roe v. Wade out of Mississippi.
With a conservative supermajority on the court, how imperiled is abortion access? Is it time to prepare for a world without Roe v. Wade?
Guest: Mark Joseph Stern, reporter on courts and the law for Slate.
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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Davis Land, Danielle Hewitt, Elena Schwartz and Carmel Delshad.