Abortion is legal in California, but that could change if right-wing members attain a majority on its supreme court.
“I’m still very confident that the bill will pass,” said the bill’s sponsor, Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin.
Senate negotiators are confident the Respect for Marriage Act will pass later this month.
Since its inception, the court has operated to enshrine whiteness as the normative baseline in constitutional law.
The proposal still needs the support of 10 Republican senators to break a filibuster.
The judge said the law is unconstitutional because it denies people their “right to bodily integrity and autonomy.”
Men’s “vulnerability” on the issue “gives us the greatest hope of shifting things the fastest, soonest,” she said.
Republicans are turning to the Supreme Court in a desperate bid to block debt relief. Progressives are pushing back.
Democrats are confident that there are at least 10 GOP votes to break a filibuster and pass the bill into law.
With a few exceptions, the country’s top court has long functioned as a counterrevolutionary force.