Supreme Court Takes Up 1st Big Abortion Case of Trump Era

Posted on March 4, 2020 4:58 am
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The Supreme Court is taking up the first major abortion case of the Trump era, an election year look at a Louisiana dispute that could reveal how willing the more conservative court is to roll back abortion rights.
   
The outcome could have huge consequences at a time when several states have passed laws, being challenged in the courts that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks.
   
The justices on Wednesday are examining a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. A

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