Mississippi, Brett Kavanaugh, Julie Rickman discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


Supreme Court in a landmark abortion case It deals with the Mississippi law that restricts abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy Mississippi solicitor general Scott Stewart argued the court should uphold the law to protect the rights of fetuses and states and overturn long-standing abortion rights presidents justice Brett Kavanaugh The constitution silent and therefore neutral on the question of abortion In other words that the constitutions need their pro life nor pro choice on the question of abortion but leaves the issue for the people of the states or perhaps Congress to resolve in the democratic process Is that accurate We're saying it's left to the people your honor Center for reproductive rights attorney Julie Rickman Mississippi asks in the court to dismantle this precedent and allow states to force women to remain pregnant and give birth against their will Steve Dorsey CBS News Washington If roe is overturned a number of other states will be ready to change their abortion laws quickly with something called a trigger law William and Mary law professor Neil devins joined W TOP earlier There are 12 states that have triggered laws and they vary from state to state Some give discretion with the attorney general to interpret what the Supreme Court has done to conclude if the court is overturned row Some give it to the governor some give it to the state legislature And what would happen essentially is after the court's decision if it was unclear whether rose overturned you would see political officials in the various states potentially saying that they consider overturned and seek to nullify abortion rights in their respective state under the trigger law William and Mary law professor Neil devons the village of Oxford Michigan is now mourning the death of a fourth victim following that mass shooting at a high school there north of Detroit the 15 year old suspect is facing murder terrorism and other charges It was absolutely premeditated Oakland county prosecutor Karen McDonald identified the suspect in Tuesday's school shooting at Oxford high school as 15 year old Ethan crumbly before charging him as an adult We are charging this individual With one count of terrorism causing death Four counts of first degree murder 7 cult counts of assault with intent to murder and 12 counts of possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony Nancy Chen CBS News Oxford Michigan The suspected shooter made a video the night before the attack discussing ways of killing his fellow students The Associated Press is reporting the information was disclosed during a court hearing for that 15 year old suspect Ethan crumbly Straight ahead on W T O P a look at the wizards game against Minnesota how the Turks did tonight and a little later just minutes away We'll talk about that movie set shooting involving Alec Baldwin what he is telling George Stephanopoulos tonight about whether he even.

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