Mississippi asks the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade in upcoming abortion case

A view of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, March 15, 2019.

The state of Mississippi has asked the Supreme Court to overturn landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade in a case set to be argued in the court’s next term.

Mississippi wants Roe v Wade to be overturned so it can uphold its own restrictions to abortion access, according to a brief filed Thursday.

The legal brief by the state of Mississippi makes an explicit argument to throw out the pivotal 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.

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