Explainer: Conservative U.S. Supreme Court to have final say on abortion
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed into law, it will face legal challenges and put the focus on the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court, the final stop on all roads in the fight over abortion.
Missouri's Republican-led Senate is set to take up a bill to ban abortions after eight weeks, a move that comes as GOP legislatures across the U.S. are emboldened by the possibility that a more conservative Supreme Court could overturn its landmark ruling legalizing the procedure.
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking Ohio from enforcing an anti-abortion law, says Reuters. Critics said the law could ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The judge..