The most controversial case involves abortion
The Supreme Court is set to decide matters related to a number of hot-button issues during its term beginning Monday, including abortion, gun rights and school vouchers.
Will hear the arguments of the judges on December 1 Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which challenges Mississippi law that bans most abortions when the “potential gestational age of an unborn human” exceeds 15 weeks. Opponents claim that a decision in favor of the law can undermine or even lead to overturning Roe vs. Wade’s.
Another controversial case will be heard on November 3, when the court will decide New York State Rifle and Pistol Association vs. Bruen about whether the state New York Can order citizens who want a concealed carry license to demonstrate a good reason for having one.
The ruling will also affect concealment restrictions in California, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island.
In Carson vs Makino, scheduled for hearing before the court on December 8, judges will decide whether Maine can exclude religious schools from the state’s teaching program.
The Conservative-majority High Court has agreed to President Biden’s vaccine mandate as well as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) for immigrants, and Boston Marathon bomber Jokhar A.
Justice Samuel Alito on Thursday defended the court Pushing back against critics who characterized the court as “captured by a dangerous cabal who resorts to cowardice and unfair means to get his way.”
“This portrayal fuels unprecedented attempts to intimidate the court and damage it as an independent institution,” he said.