The supreme court says its last gay marriage ruling – in 2015 – did not set precedent – and it is ready to review the case of a death row inmate in Texas who is challenging Roe v Wade
Feldman: Supreme Court justices signal they are ready to overturn Roe v. Wade
The US supreme court appears poised to vote by late summer to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion.
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That’s the picture from opinion polls on Thursday, May 1, as the court’s only two conservatives, Antonin Scalia and Anthony Kennedy, retire and Donald Trump settles on a replacement for Scalia. The expectation is that Anthony Kennedy’s replacement will support a full overturn of Roe v Wade, and that he will be joined by justice Kennedy’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
At the same time, if Trump’s nominees are not as conservative as voters think they are, and if they don’t beat the Democrats, it is possible the general public will act on election night to change the balance of the court with a constitutional amendment.