Roe v. Wade could face legal challenge with new SCOTUS: National Women’s Law Center

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Trump’s appointment of a new, conservative Supreme Court justice could have a major impact on a number of federal laws, but pro-abortion rights groups fear Roe v. Wade could be one of the biggest to be overturned.

The landmark abortion case has been the law of the land for more than 45 years now, but the shifting balance of the nation’s highest court after the retirement of its longtime swing vote, Justice Anthony Kennedy, may mean more solidly conservative rulings in the future.

Earlier this week, Trump announced he had tapped U.S. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his …read more