The high court faces an important fall term, but critics have also put the high court on trial — and the justices are fighting back.
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When Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization heads to the Supreme Court, pro-life advocates hope the outcome will increase states' ability to regulate abortion.
“Every human life is valuable, and Mississippi’s law is a commonsense step toward protecting unborn children and their mothers from the harms of late-term abortion,” Alliance Defending Freedom senior counsel Denise Harle stated on Monday.
Doctors who are found to have aborted a child due to their sex, race, or genetic anomaly will be guilty of a felony and face a minimum of one and a maximum of 10 years imprisonment.
Marjorie Dannenfelser of the Susan B. Anthony List praised Tennessee's pro-life bill, saying the "landmark new law includes some of the strongest protections in the nation for unborn children and their mothers.”
In its brief, the DOJ argued that the church tailored its services to comply with public health guidelines, and that the city government acted unfairly in enforcing its restrictions on churches but not on other entities such as restaurants serving drive-in patrons.
But the law, which protects conscience rights in the context of the legalization of same-sex ‘marriage,’ could still face further legal challenges.
The families of Sisters Margaret Held and Paul Merrill have said they would ask local prosecutors not to seek the death penalty for confessed murderer Rodney Earl Sanders.
The sisters, both nurse practitioners, were scheduled to work at Lexington Medical Clinic but never came to work Thursday, prompting their co-workers to call the police.