Dozens Arrested at DC Rallies as Supreme Court Weighs Abortion Rights

Capitol Police arrested dozens of abortion rights supporters who sat down in a crosswalk near the courthouse, obstructing traffic, as hundreds staged dueling rallies in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Nine justices were considering a case that could overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.

The justices heard arguments in Mississippi’s bid to revive a 2018 state law banning abortion at 15 weeks of pregnancy, with the conservatives who hold a majority signaling sympathy toward the Republican-backed statute that was blocked by lower courts.

Read more at Newsmax© 2021 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

There is no custom code to display.

What's happening

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

From the ground to the gutters, the Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show has something for everyone. Our perennial preview of spring provides visitors the chance to shop hundreds of retailers and manufacturers exhibiting products, offering services and advice on interior design, home improvement, gardening, and more.

Covenant Kids Run Feb. 5th

Covenant Kids Run Feb. 5th

The Covenant Kids Run is a program created to encourage our local children to lead healthy and active lifestyles while participating in an exciting, goal oriented, community event.

Knoxville Polar Plunge- Sat. Feb. 19th

Knoxville Polar Plunge- Sat. Feb. 19th

Come and join hundreds of brave individuals on Saturday, February 19th, and support Special Olympics Tennessee athletes by taking a chilly dip into the pool at the West Side Family YMCA. With a minimum of $75 in donations ($50 for students) each plunger receives the official Plunge t-shirt and all bragging rights associated with such a brave endeavor.