The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to evaluate a case related to the right to abortion, legalized in 1973.
The case involves the constitutionality in Mississippi of the prohibition of abortions after 15 weeks of gestation.
The case could affect the ruling passed in 1973 and which is law in the United States, known as Rode versus Wade.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court agrees to take up a major abortion case that will give the court an opportunity to reconsider Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The case involves the constitutionality of Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
— SCOTUSblog (@SCOTUSblog) May 17, 2021
The issue of abortion rights is one of the most divisive in the United States.
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