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Roe v. Wade probably won't get overturned - but here's what could happen to slowly chip away at abortion rights if the Supreme Court becomes largely conservative

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would solidify a 5-4 conservative majority if he were confirmed.
This makeup of the court has many pro-abortion-rights activists concerned that abortion access and even the landmark case Roe v. Wade could be in danger.
Legal experts, however, told Business Insider the more likely scenario is for the court to slowly chip away at abortion access one decision at a time.
The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy would solidify a solid 5-4...
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How the Supreme Court Kills Roe v. Wade

How the Supreme Court Kills Roe v. Wade

5 days ago   |   By The New Republic

In 1992, the Supreme Court surprised the nation yet again with a ruling on abortion. Many observers expected that the justices would use Planned Parenthood v. Casey to strike down Roe v. Wade, or at least sharply curtail the 1973 decision's holding that the Constitution guarantees a woman's right to an abortion. Four of the justices had indicated three years earlier, in Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, that they would vote to overturn the landmark ruling. Indeed, notes from the court's retired justices indicated that after oral arguments in Casey, there were five votes to strike...
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