Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) listens during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 17, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Pool via Reuters)
Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen said that if the Supreme Court overturns the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade it could precipitate a “revolution.”
Wade and see what the response is of the public, particularly young people,” Shaheen remarked. “Because I think that will not be acceptable to young women or young men.”
The senator was referring to the high court’s upcoming review of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case originating in Mississippi that challenges a state law prohibiting abortion after 15 weeks of gestation, with some exceptions.
It is time to sound the alarm. Roe v. Wade isn’t just a decision that impacts women, their health and their financial security – it also impacts generations of families.”
Many law scholars have argued that Roe v.