Supreme Court & Reproductive Rights

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 2: at the Supreme Court, March 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt case, where the justices will consider a Texas law requiring that clinic doctors have admitting privileges at local hospitals and that clinics upgrade their facilities to standards similar to hospitals. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 2: at the Supreme Court, March 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt case, where the justices will consider a Texas law requiring that clinic doctors have admitting privileges at local hospitals and that clinics upgrade their facilities to standards similar to hospitals. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

March 8, 2016 – Segment 2

Last Friday the Supreme Court temporarily blocked a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. The Court also heard arguments last week on a case regarding whether to overturn a Texas law that imposes tight regulations on abortion clinics. We discuss those issues and more with: Dani McClain who is the contributing writer for The Nation and Fellow at the Nation Institute where she focuses on race and reproductive justice; and Zoe Carpenter, The Nation’s Associate Washington Editor.

Written by Marc Steiner

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