From The Rhode Island ACLU:

WHAT:

The R.I. Supreme Court is hearing oral argument tomorrow, Thursday, January 27, in a case challenging the state’s Reproductive Privacy Act, the 2019 statute that codified the principles of Roe v.Wade into state law. The law was promoted for years by pro-choice advocacy groups as a necessary safeguard against the now-confirmed fear that the federal courts might allow states to eviscerate the constitutional right to an abortion guaranteed by Roe.

The lawsuit was filed by a group of anti-choice opponents even before the bill was signed into law. Last year, a Superior Court judge rejected the group’s constitutional challenge to the statute. The ACLU of RI has filed a “friend of the court” brief in support of the law’s constitutionality. The office of the Attorney General will be arguing in Court in support of the law.

Oral argument in the case is scheduled to begin around 10:40 AM. A live audio stream of the argument should be available from this web page. More information about the suit and the ACLU’s involvement can be found here. More information about the suit and the ACLU’s involvement can be found here.

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