Supreme Court abolishes constitutional guarantee of a woman to have an abortion
+ NBC News: Supreme Court wipes away constitutional guarantee of abortion rights, overturning half century of precedent – The ruling came in a dispute over a law passed by Mississippi’s Republican-controlled Legislature to ban abortions after 15 weeks.
“The Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling that guaranteed a constitutional right to an abortion in a 6-3 vote, a momentous break from a half century of rulings on one of the nation’s most controversial issues. About half the states have already indicated they would move to ban the procedure.”
- Editor’s note: The decision tracks almost exactly as the previously leaked draft.
+ NBC News: Map: 23 states would ban abortion in a post-Roe America [Ed. note: Idaho women seeking an abortion will cross state lines into Washington.
Confidence in the Supreme Court drops to lowest-ever in Gallup polling
+ Gallup: Confidence in U.S. Supreme Court Sinks to Historic Low
- Editor’s note: The Supreme Court is broken with major 6-3 decisions this week.
- With the interference in the 2020 election by the wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, Ginni Thomas, and major 6-3 decisions this week, there are no more Black Robes in Justice Robert’s Court, there are Red/Blue Robes.
- This Court does not represent where the country is and where it was.
- This is the first time in my lifetime that a right has been taken away.
- This Supreme Court has become partisan and lost the confidence of America!
+ MSNBC’s Joy Reid: “In a country that’s supposedly founded on the separation of church and state, we Americans find ourselves being held hostage by a far-right Christian court.”
+ President Barack Obama: Today, the Supreme Court not only reversed nearly 50 years of precedent, it relegated the most intensely personal decision someone can make to the whims of politicians and ideologues—attacking the essential freedoms of millions of Americans.
+ NBC News: Supreme Court allows firearms to be carried in public in major victory for gun rights groups – Supreme Court’s [6-3] decision to expand gun rights will have deadly repercussions, gun-safety advocates warn
+ NBC News: Supreme Court rules out suing police for Miranda violations – Justice Samuel Alito wrote in his majority [6-3] opinion that “a violation of Miranda is not itself a violation of the Fifth Amendment.”
+ TIME: The Supreme Court Ruled [6-3] Taxpayer Dollars Can Go Toward Religious Schools. LGBTQ Advocates Are Worried
+ The New York Times: The Roberts court has ruled in favor of religious groups in more than eight in 10 cases it has heard.
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