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What A Roe v. Wade Overturn Could Mean For LGBTQ Rights

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Roe v. Wade. The 1973 landmark case effectively established the right of a pregnant person to obtain an abortion regardless of prior state laws on the books that may have restricted access to abortion-related services.The leaked draft of the opinion, published by Politico on Monday night, set off waves of demonstrations throughout the country, with most organized by supporters of abortion rights  wishing to express their displeasure with the court’s draft opinion.

Penned by Associate Justice Samuel Alito, the opinion would, if published in its current form, overturn Roe and return power to individual states to regulate or ban abortions as elected representatives see fit.On Tuesday, the Supreme Court confirmed that the draft opinion in Dobbs v.

Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case involving a challenge to a Mississippi abortion law that bans abortions after 15 weeks of viability, was authentic.Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr.

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