Hallelujah. Pray for peace.
Held: The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives
5-1-3. I admit… I did not think I would see this in my lifetime.
Interesting note from the ruling:
our decision is not based on any view about when a State should regard prenatal life as having rights or legally cognizable interests,
So the ruling still leaves it to state legislatures to decide when life begins and when rights are imbued. In this way, the ruling leaves an open question for future litigation.