Dec 1, 2021
Supreme Court justices flirted with scraping away at the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that created a national right to abortion, pondering whether states should have freedom to bar abortions altogether or at least weeks before currently allowed. Stephen Dinan tells Andy that conservative-leaning justices of the court took aim at the current fetal “viability” standard — about 24 weeks of pregnancy — for when states can move to bar abortions. They suggested Mississippi’s 15-week line may be just as valid. And, as President Biden’s new coronavirus travel ban took effect Monday, security experts say he’s left a glaring hole in his scheme: the southern border.