In a groundbreaking decision, the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade in a 6-3 ruling. The Court gave the states the right to decide on the legality of abortion, changing the nature of the issue across the country. Attorney Victoria Toensing joins to explain the reasoning behind the SCOTUS decision, the future of the abortion’s status, and the plethora of watershed issues facing the Roberts court in recent years.
After a series of negotiations led by Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas and Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut, 15 Republicans joined all 50 Democrats in sending the bipartisan bill to the Democrat-controlled House, where it isn’t expected to remain for long before landing on President Biden’s desk. FOX News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram explains what makes this legislative effort so significant, what the bill could do if signed into law and if the compromises reached signify a potential thawing in Washington’s icy gridlock.