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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Anti-Abortion Groups Now Backing Down From Abortion Bans

From Vox:

When legislators in Tennessee debated a bill earlier this month that would ban abortion as soon as a pregnancy can be detected, opposition came from a surprising place: anti-abortion groups.

Though the groups National Right to Life and Tennessee Right to Life oppose abortion, they also oppose the Tennessee ban, because they believe it would never stand up in court. If such a ban were to make it to the Supreme Court, the groups worry it would fail: “There is no objective evidence that we have more than one vote to overturn Roe v. Wade,” said James Bopp, general counsel of the National Right to Life Committee, which describes itself as “the nation’s oldest and largest pro-life organization,” in testimony against the bill.

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https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2019/08/anti-abortion-groups-now-backing-down-from-abortion-bans.html

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