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Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Louisiana Anti-Choice Law

HeadlineOct 07, 2019

The weekend rally at the Supreme Court came after justices announced Friday they will weigh the constitutionality of Louisiana’s anti-choice legislation, which requires any doctor performing an abortion to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. Pro-choice groups call such statutes TRAP laws, or “targeted regulation of abortion providers”; they say the Louisiana law would leave the state with just a single doctor legally allowed to perform abortions. Meanwhile, the court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in three cases to determine whether LGBTQ people can be fired from their jobs due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. After headlines, we’ll have more on what’s been described as “the most important case directly addressing LGBTQ people ever to reach the United States Supreme Court.”

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