WASHINGTON — A have a look at a number of the Supreme Court docket’s main abortion rulings during the last 50 years. Throughout that point, the courtroom’s membership and views on abortion laws have modified.
1973 — The courtroom legalizes abortion nationwide within the landmark Roe v. Wade resolution.
1976 — The courtroom strikes down a Missouri regulation requiring a married lady to get her husband’s consent for an abortion.
1986 — The courtroom strikes down parts of a Pennsylvania regulation it mentioned tried to intimidate girls into persevering with pregnancies by, amongst different issues, requiring them to be advised the dangers related to abortion.
1989 — The courtroom declines to overrule Roe however permits extra state regulation of abortion.
1992 — The courtroom reaffirms its resolution in Roe and says states can’t ban abortion earlier than viability, the purpose at which a fetus can survive outdoors the womb, round 24 weeks of being pregnant.
2000 — The courtroom strikes down a Nebraska regulation that barred an abortion process used throughout the second trimester of being pregnant. The regulation didn’t have an exception to the ban for the well being of the pregnant lady.
2007 — In a call weakening Roe, the courtroom upholds the 2003 Partial Start Abortion Ban Act handed by Congress, which has similarities to Nebraska’s regulation.
2016 — In its strongest protection of abortion rights in 25 years, the courtroom strikes down Texas guidelines forcing clinics to fulfill hospital-like requirements and docs to have admitting privileges at close by hospitals.
2020 — A extra conservative courtroom strikes down a Louisiana regulation practically an identical to the Texas one it struck down in 2016.
2021 — The courtroom declines to take emergency motion and permits a Texas regulation banning abortion starting at round six weeks to take impact.
2022 — The courtroom overturns Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place practically 50 years.