On Saturday, May 14, 2022, a nationwide protest is being planned to tell the supreme court that they have no say over what women do with their bodies. Casper will host its own rally and march, beginning at 1 p.m. at Veteran's Park.
A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide.
Whether this day is actually significant for the rest of the world is up for debate, but it is most definitely an important day for Jenny and Max Hayden. That's because 2/22/22 is the day their baby girl was born.
The Texas law, which was signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in May and took effect at midnight, would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, usually around six weeks and before most women even know they’re pregnant.