If Roe V. Wade Draft Decision Holds, Stricter Abortion Laws in GA Could Prevail

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JUSTICE & CIVIL RIGHTS
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Key Points
  • The decision is expected to be official in June with legal ramifications playing out over months afterward.
  • Court challenges against Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law will likely be dropped.
  • Pro-life advocates want to revive a failed attempt to ban mail delivery of abortion pills.
The Gist Broad restrictions on abortions for Georgia women loom large after news broke on Monday that the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling guaranteeing nationwide access to abortion. What’s Happening A leaked, draft majority opinion from the court overturning Roe v. Wade was reported by the ...

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