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Mississippi asks the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade in upcoming abortion case

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A view of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, March 15, 2019.
Associated Press/Susan Walsh
The state of Mississippi has asked the Supreme Court to overturn landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade in a case set to be argued in the court's next term. Mississippi wants Roe v Wade to be overturned so it can uphold its own restrictions to abortion access, according to a brief filed Thursday. The legal brief by the state of Mississippi makes an explicit argument to throw out the pivotal 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates...
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