Alito’s draft opinion seems to adopt the Mississippi arguments.
Abortion divides America
This news comes about 6-months before the mid-term elections in November. The Democrats are trying to hold on to their majorities in the Senate and the House. In the meantime, Democrat President Joe Biden struggles with low polling numbers.
In the US, abortion is a highly divisive issue. And it is largely divided along political lines.
If Roe is overturned, abortion may still remain legal in Democrat states. More than a dozen liberal states have laws protecting abortion rights.
The battle lines are drawn. Republicans and pro-lifers could now try to ban abortion nationwide. And Democrats could attempt to enact abortion rights on the Federal level.
The Supreme Court leak has already caused widespread fallout and protestors have taken to the streets across the country. And the Supreme Court is dealing with both the leak and protestors in front of the building.