Coming Supreme Court abortion fight could threaten birth control, too
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett during her Senate hearing. (Screenshot)

Abortion opponents were among those most excited by the addition of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. And they had good reason to be.As a law professor and circuit court judge, Barrett made it clear she is no fan of abortion rights. She is considered likely to vote not only to uphold restrictions on the procedure, but also, possibly, even to overturn the existing national right to abortion under the Supreme Court’s landmark rulings in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey.Her first opportunity to weigh in could come soon. A Mississippi ban on ab...

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