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Supreme Court set to rule on abortion in Roe v. Wade decision

Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Keenan joins the Live show to discuss whether or not the SCOTUS will overturn Roe v. Wade.

Video Transcript

BRIAN CHEUNG: A lot going on in the legal world. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Keenan here in studio with the biggest things that she's watching. And first off, a fresh round of opinions that's set to be released by the Supreme Court today. Anything in the docket catch your eye this morning?

ALEXIS KEENAN: OK, so the big news is what we're all waiting for, which is the court's decision on whether or not they will overturn Roe v. Wade, that very landmark decision that is securing women's right to obtain an elective abortion for about 50 years now.

And it's progeny, a case called Planned Parenthood v. Casey, that also lets women have that right, but it's at viability. So what the court is looking at there-- and we thought it was going to come possibly today. It didn't come today. The court is about to recess for its summer term. So there's one more day of listed official opinions. And that's Thursday. That's when we could see this case come out.

But what this court is looking at is whether or not women will have that right on a federal level or whether it will be relegated down to the states where states can ban abortions before viability. That's about 24 weeks, give or take. But that's not completely settled on, where that rule is. So that is a huge one, Brian.

And it will certainly be looked at. Not only for its general implications on women across the United States, but also we'll be particularly looking at how will companies respond to this news. And already, we've seen companies take different actions on how they will treat women and whether they'll add to their benefits the ability of women to travel to another state in order to obtain an abortion if this ruling is overturned.