Same-sex Marriage

Roe v. Wade Relied on a ‘Right to Privacy.' Could Overturning it Affect Other Rights?

In a draft Supreme Court opinion on Roe v. Wade, Justice Samuel Alito argues that rights need to be “deeply rooted in the nation’s history and tradition” to be protected. “If that’s their approach, then the right to contraception might equally be seen as ‘not deeply rooted in our nation’s history and tradition,'” says Caroline Mala Corbin, a University of Miami law professor.