- Feb 27, 2010
California has already filed its own suit.The states of Oregon, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin and the District of Columbia have filed suit to block the Trump Administrations attempt that would effectively strip millions of federal dollars from reproductive health providers that perform abortion services and referrals.
One can see what will happen when Roe vs Wade is decided, as it will probably will be removed this year or next.
- There will be an upsurge of States Rights for abortion services in Blue States
- There will be a rescue network to transport women to those states for abortions, and court battles over the right to publish information on abortion services.
- There will be wholesale and unsupervised use of morning-after pills obtained via the internet New Website Offering Abortion Pills Online Launches in the US - Broadly
2 and 3 are what happened in Ireland after the Eighth Amendment passed in 1983, with many memorable legal battles as the anti-abortion campaigners tried to close down all access to out-of-state abortion, or information on abortion like clinic telephone numbers, from Ireland. Eventually, after 35 years or so, the 8th Amendment was scrapped.
Scrapping Roe vs Wade will not be final, just open up a few new battles that the anti-abortion campaigners will be less equipped to fight.
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