Clarification: Abortion-LGBTQ Rights story

Dec 7, 2021, 8:00 AM | Updated: Dec 8, 2021, 7:24 pm
This artist sketch depicts Mississippi Solicitor General Scott Stewart, standing while speaking to ...

This artist sketch depicts Mississippi Solicitor General Scott Stewart, standing while speaking to the Supreme Court, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, in Washington. Center for Reproductive Rights Litigation Director Julie Rikelman is seated right. Justices seated from left are Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)

(Dana Verkouteren via AP)

In a story published December 7, 2021, The Associated Press reported on legal scholars’ reactions to Supreme Court arguments over abortion. The story should have made clear that the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision rejected the “separate but equal” doctrine of the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson decision that affirmed state segregation laws.

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Clarification: Abortion-LGBTQ Rights story