FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — For the first time since Donald Trump appointed two new justices, the Supreme Court of the United States will take on an abortion related case this week.
Advocates from both sides of abortion will be keeping an eye on the Supreme Court this week, specifically on Wednesday when a Louisiana case will be argued.
The law in question isn't something that will directly impact Kentucky, but it could reveal the way the new court will tackle abortion in general, which could make a difference in Kentucky.
Last month, the American Civil Liberties Union tweeted this video saying that their opponents hope the new justices on the court will change things.
The upcoming Supreme Court case June Medical Services v. Gee could significantly undermine Roe v. Wade.— ACLU (@ACLU) February 11, 2020
If anti-abortion politicians get their way, they could force abortion clinics to close and push legal and safe abortion out of reach. pic.twitter.com/QG2hpIxSE8
Banning abortion is something pro-life lawmakers in Kentucky are open about. Last year, they made it clear they're hoping for a nationwide abortion ban.
Wednesday's Supreme Court decision will be closely watched by many.