5/Many conservative states have passed increasingly restrictive laws regulating abortion in recent years.
In November, the Court heard another set of cases about Texas’ law banning abortions after about six weeks
2/The case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, centers on a Mississippi law that bans nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy—a direct challenge to the central holding of Roe v. Wade.
7/It is already difficult for people across the country to access abortions. Abortion rights advocates warn that if the Court allows more restrictions, they will disproportionately impact low-income women, people of color, LGBT people and those who live in rural areas.