Other countries don’t have Roe v. Wade. Here’s how they handle abortion laws.
by Siobhán O'Grady
June 30, 2018
When Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his retirement this week, one of the first questions that came to mind for abortion rights advocates was how a new makeup of the high court could affect American women.
President Trump has said since the beginning of his campaign that he is committed to appointing conservative justices to the court, who could overturn or cripple Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that ruled that state laws restricting or criminalizing abortions violated a woman's right to privacy under the 14th Amendment and thus were unconstitutional.