What Texas’s Abortion Ban Could Mean For The Rest Of The Country

Late Wednesday night in a 5-4 decision, The US Supreme Court chose not to block a Texas law banning most abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy, making this the most restrictive abortion law in the country. The court did not rule on the constitutionality of the law, but the law is now in place and effectively prohibits most abortions in the state. In this episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the current legal debates, which will affect the court’s decision on the future of Roe v. Wade could mean and where Americans stand on abortion restrictions in general.

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