Monday, January 7, 2019

SCOTUS may hear appeal of Indiana law that directly challenges Roe

January 6, 2019 By Rick Moran

This is an issue that may be taken up by the Supreme Court that hasn't gotten a lot of national attention. It involves an Indiana law, referred to as the "Eguenics Statute," passed in 2016 that makes it illegal for women to have an abortion on the basis of race or sex or because they learn they will otherwise give birth to a baby with Down syndrome.

The law was declared unconstitutional in the lower courts, but Indiana has appealed to the Supreme Court. The court privately reviewed the case this past Friday and will decide as early as next week whether to hear arguments. What makes this particular case so significant is that it will be the first major abortion case to come before the court since Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed................... Read more

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