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September 23, 2021

Supreme Court Announces Hearing Date for Dobbs Case

On Sept. 20, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization starting on Dec. 1. The highly anticipated case could challenge Supreme Court precedent regarding abortion.

The case is a challenge to Mississippi's Gestational Age Act, which restricts abortion after 15 weeks gestation. While defending the law, the state of Mississippi has asked the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision in Roe v. Wade. The law includes exceptions for when the mother's life or “major bodily function” is at risk. It also includes an exception for when the unborn child is diagnosed with a condition that is “incompatible with life outside the womb.”

The Supreme Court will consider, “Whether all pre-viability prohibitions on elective abortion are unconstitutional.”

President Biden's Justice Department filed an amicus brief Monday requesting the court to maintain the current legal framework for legalized abortion.

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