US Attorney General Boosts Security For Supreme Court Justices Amid Abortion Protests

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – twelfth May, 2022) US Attorney General Merrick Garland ordered extra safety help to make sure the protection of judges sitting on America’s highest courtroom, Justice Department spokesman Anthony Coley mentioned in a press release as abortion protests have been raging close to the justices’ houses.

Dozens of demonstrators have gathered close to the houses of right-leaning Supreme Court judges after a memo was leaked suggesting the courtroom would reverse the Roe v. Wade case, thereby placing an finish to constitutional protections for abortion.

“Attorney General Garland continues to be briefed on security matters related to the Supreme Court and Supreme Court Justices. The Attorney General directed the US Marshals Service to help ensure the Justices’ safety by providing additional support to the Marshal of the Supreme Court and Supreme Court Police,” Coley mentioned on Wednesday.

Lawmakers on each side of the aisle criticized the protests which have steadily escalated. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, the second rating Democrat within the chamber, on Tuesday known as the protests “reprehensible.”

The leaked doc was confirmed to be genuine however doesn’t symbolize the courtroom’s remaining resolution within the case.

The Supreme Court dominated within the Roe v. Wade case to increase constitutional safety of ladies’s rights to endure abortion with out undue authorities restrictions. The 1992 resolution within the case of Planned Parenthood v. Casey upheld the excessive courtroom’s ruling.

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