Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion restrictions (Washington Post)
Monday, 29 June 2020 () The US Supreme Court today struck down a Louisiana law that required abortionists to have hospital admitting privileges. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the majority in the 5-4 decision, although he had voted to uphold a similar Texas law in an earlier case; he cited the court’s precedent. Justice Clarence Thomas was the only judge who explicitly rejected the court’s “ill-founded abortion jurisprudence.”
In a 4 to 1 to 4 decision, the SCOTUS strikes down abortion ban Louisiana, saying it is unconstitutional. The decision comes after the same decision was made in a Texas case back in 2016. Cheddar's Megan Pratz reports.
The high court was unanimous in its ruling that the laws at issue in a pair of disputes from Washington and Colorado are constitutional. The decision from the Supreme Court comes just months ahead of..