Jeffrey Toobin. (Screenshot via Twitter)

Jeffrey Toobin, a staff writer for The New Yorker and CNN's Senior Legal Analyst, weighed in on Justice Anthony Kennedy's sudden announcement that he will retire from the Supreme Court, and his prediction is dire.

While Toobin is far from the only analyst to posit that Kennedy's retirement places Roe v. Wade at risk, he was far more specific: He predicts abortion will be illegal in almost half of the country within 18 months.

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