Officials of the United States Supreme Court are intensifying their investigation for the source of the leaked draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.
And one Republican believes he knows “who” the leaker may be.
In an interview with Newsmax, Montana Republican Representative Matt Rosendale stated that he is certain at least some justices know the name of the leaker and that they should come forward if they do.
“We all could probably agree that the justices that were appointed by Democrat presidents know who the leaker was,” he remarked.
“There could be more people involved, and those people could go all the way to the top,” he stated.
Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the highly awaited abortion case that could overturn Roe v. Wade, will shortly be decided by the Supreme Court.
Justice Samuel Alito’s draft majority opinion was leaked to Politico in early May, sparking a social media uproar.
Alito comments, “Roe was egregiously incorrect from the beginning.”
He says in the document, “We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled,It is time to heed the Constitution and return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected representatives.”
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“We, therefore, hold the Constitution does not confer a right to abortion. Roe and Casey must be overruled, and the authority to regulate abortion must be returned to the people and their elected representatives,” Alito writes in the document, labeled the “Opinion of the Court.”
Soon after Alito’s draft majority opinion leaked, it’s assumed there were at least 5 votes in favor of overturning Roe v Wade, leaving state legislators to weigh their own abortion policies.
However, the investigation has not identified any suspects and the court’s integrity is growing weaker by the day, according to NPR.
One source told the outlet that “the place sounds like it’s imploding.” Read more…