So women would again have to travel to get these services," said Toni Massaro, riepe chair in constitutional law at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona.
also pointed out that Roe has been narrowed in recent years, and most experts now look to Gonzales v. Carhart to reflect the current state of the law on abortion.
says this is because, "as the court retreats, it gives the states more legislative leeway to impose restrictions on reproductive rights."
This has emboldened those pushing for tougher anti-abortion legislation.
In the coming years Massaro says, "we can expect to see legislation designed to test, indeed to exceed, the existing limits on state legislative power to regulate abortion."
"There is no doubt that the political pressure to write increasingly strict laws regarding the woman's right to choose is a major development," Massaro