Power & Politics: How will Roe v. Wade leak affect mid-term elections?

That decision will have no effect on New York, New Jersey or Connecticut where the right to an abortion is codified in state law, but it will certainly affect the upcoming mid-terms.

News 12 Staff

May 8, 2022, 5:37 PM

Updated 714 days ago

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An Earth-shattering leak coming out of the Supreme Court indicates five Conservative justices are going to not just limit, but overturn Roe vs Wade – the landmark decision that legalized abortions across the U.S. some five decades ago.
It's important to note – what leaked is not the official decision, but Chief Justice John Roberts has said the draft is legitimate.
That decision will have no effect on New York, New Jersey or Connecticut where the right to an abortion is codified in state law, but it will certainly affect the upcoming mid-terms.
Scott McGee is joined by Democrat and former Tuckahoe Trustee Rev. Margaret Coleman and Conservative and former Republican Yonkers City Council Member John Murtagh on this week’s edition of Power & Politics.


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