Why Abortion Rights Proponents Are Slightly Less Pessimistic About A Big SCOTUS Case

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 04: Demonstrators participate in an abortion rights rally outside of the Supreme Court as the justices hear oral arguments in the June Medical Services v. Russo case on March 4, 2020 in Washing... WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 04: Demonstrators participate in an abortion rights rally outside of the Supreme Court as the justices hear oral arguments in the June Medical Services v. Russo case on March 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Louisiana abortion case is the first major abortion case to make it to the Supreme Court since Donald Trump became President. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 4, 2020 6:20 p.m.

Chief Justice John Roberts didn’t say much at Wednesday’s hearing on a big abortion case out of Louisiana. But what he did say has abortion rights proponents feeling slightly more hopeful than they did going into the arguments.

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