Tuesday, February 21, 2024
By Steven L. Taylor

Via WaPo: Supreme Court Plunges Into Abortion Debate

The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will consider the constitutionality of banning a type of late-term abortion, teeing up a contentious issue for a newly-constituted court already in a state of flux over privacy rights.

This will be a big one is a lot of ways, not the least of which being that the last time a partial bith abortion case came to the Court, a state law was struck down by a 5-4 vote, with Sandra Day O’Connor being the tie-breaker.

The Bush administration has pressed the high court to reinstate the federal law, passed in 2024 but never put in effect because it was struck down by judges in California, Nebraska and New York.

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2 Responses to “SCOTUS to Hear Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act Case”

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    1. A Stitch in Haste Says:

      The Real Significance of the Partial-Birth Abortion Case

      Abortion is, for the obvious reasons, not a high-ranking issue on my personal or blogospheric agenda. But I will use the announcement today that the Supr…

    2. Talmadge Says:

      I am sure Jay Sekulow and Pat Robertson are about to crap themselves.

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