For their part, pro-life advocates are hopeful that the Supreme Court will overturn 'Roe’ and attentive to what they will need to do if it does.
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The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Sept. 24 to consider overturning a permanent injunction blocking the 2019 Heartbeat Law from going into effect. Similar to a recently enacted law in Texas, Georgia’s law would prohibit abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. The law would also grant personhood rights to an unborn child.
“It is time to follow the science and modernize our laws,” stated Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List.
In the context of the national controversy triggered by Texas’ new pro-life heartbeat bill, legal experts advise that it’s another case involving an earlier Mississippi law that might permanently upend abortion’s constitutional framework.
Legal experts and pro-life advocates are challenging the 1973 decision that legalized abortion from all angles in a series of amicus briefs.
Many of the briefs were filed by Catholic or pro-life organizations.
Mississippi Attorney General Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Abortion Rulings Including ‘Roe v. Wade’
Fitch, in her brief, said that Mississippi is “simply asking the Court to affirm the right of the people to protect their legitimate interests and to provide clarity on how they may do so.”
According to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, 65% of Americans said abortion should be illegal in most or all cases in the second trimester.