Hundreds of Lawmakers Ask SCOTUS to Overturn Roe V Wade

A University of Michigan Law school graduate is set to submit an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing abortion is a states’ rights issue. A coalition of approximately 22 pro-life groups and several legislators collected signatures from more than 300 lawmakers in 35 states in support of the brief, ranging from Michigan state Rep. Steve Carra to Arkansas state Sen. Scott Flippo, both Republicans. “We’re hoping to accomplish protecting life within our respective states as best as possible,” Carra told The Center Square in a phone interview. “Roe v. Wade was abundantly unconstitutional. It’s now clear that it’s life in the womb, not potential life.” Forty other Michigan lawmakers as well as a majority of the Kentucky Republican caucus have signed on, imploring the nation’s top court to let constituents tell lawmakers their values. The briefs follow a May U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear Mississippi’s appeal of …Read More

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