Abortion: I Wrote Louisiana’s Pro-Life Law. The Supreme Court Ruled Against Women’s Health. by Katrina JacksonJuly 2, 2020
Cdl. Pell: Mission vs. Mismanagement, by Paul MuranoJuly 3, 2020
Legal analysts are disconcerted by the arguments the chief justice utilized in casting the deciding vote that struck down a pro-life state law.
By Lauretta Brown, EWTN News, 7/2/20
Lauretta Brown is the Register’s Washington-based staff writer.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts cast the swing vote in June Medical Services v. Russo Monday, striking down a Louisiana law that required doctors at abortion facilities to have admitting privileges at a local hospital within a 30-minute radius.
The surprising decision disappointed pro-life advocates who were hopeful that he would uphold the Louisiana regulation, especially given his dissent from the 2016 Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt Supreme Court decision striking down a similar regulation in Texas. …