Supreme Court Justice’s Retirement Rumors Have Anti-Abortion Activists Maneuvering To Trigger Lawsuit
Some in the movement see the possible retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy as their chance to have the Supreme Court revisit Roe v. Wade. Other activists want to focus on more incremental gains instead, though.
Abortion Foes Seize On Chance To Overturn Roe
The anti-abortion movement believes it's one Donald Trump-appointed Supreme Court justice away from a shot at overturning Roe v. Wade, and advocates are teeing up what they hope will be the winning challenge. From Iowa to South Carolina, lawmakers are proposing some of the most far-reaching abortion restrictions in a generation, hoping their legislation triggers the lawsuit that eventually makes it to the high court. (Haberkorn, 4/15)
And in Arizona —
Arizona Gov. Ducey Signs Laws On Abortion, English-Only Contracts
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ended the week by signing two high-profile bills into law, measures dealing with questions for abortion patients and another dealing with non-English versions of insurance contracts. Ducey inked dozens of bills this week, but Senate Bill 1394 and House Bill 2083 are among the most controversial he has signed so far this year. (Gardiner, 4/14)