Politico has obtained what it calls a draft of a majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito that will strike down Roe v. Wade.

The last opinion has not been launched and votes and language can change earlier than opinions are formally launched.

CNN has not independently confirmed the doc's authenticity. Politico says it has authenticated the draft.

According to the draft, the court docket would overturn Roe v. Wade's holding of a federal constitutional proper to an abortion.

The opinion can be essentially the most consequential abortion determination in a long time and rework the panorama of girls reproductive well being in America.

It seems that 5 justices can be voting to overturn Roe. Chief Justice John Roberts didn't need to fully overturn Roe v. Wade,

which means he would have dissented from a part of Alito's draft opinion, sources inform CNN, seemingly with the court docket's three liberals

Roberts is prepared, nevertheless, to uphold the Mississippi regulation that will ban abortion at 15 weeks of being pregnant, CNN has realized.

authorities can not intervene with a girls's option to terminate a being pregnant earlier than about 23 weeks, when a fetus may stay outdoors the womb.

He added, It is time to heed the Constitution and return the problem of abortion to the individuals's representatives.