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Peter Certo

Peter Certo

Peter Certo lives in Kent, Ohio, and is the editorial manager of the Institute for Policy Studies and editor of OtherWords.org.

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The Supreme Court is giving extreme new powers to increasingly autocratic state governments

By: - May 18, 2022

There’s a lot to be worried about in the draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade — and with it, half a century of constitutional precedent. At least 26 states are likely to criminalize abortions, often without exceptions for rape, incest, or life-threatening pregnancies. In Louisiana, people seeking abortions could even face execution, which doesn’t strike […]