The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a major abortion rights case for the first time in almost a decade over a set of Texas regulations on abortion clinics that critics say are too severe. Without the late Justice Antonin Scalia, the court could split 4-4 on the case.
Scalia, a conservative justice, died last month, which now leaves opponents of abortion rights in a tight position.
Petitioners in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt argue the law imposes an “undue burden” on women seeking abortions in the Lone Star State. read more here
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