There’s been a flurry of activity at the Supreme Court around reproductive rights issues, but despite granting cases looking at the contraception benefit and Texas’ HB 2, the Court turned away a Planned Parenthood funding case and is sitting on another major abortion rights case.
At the end of Tuesday’s oral arguments it wasn’t clear whether Justice Kennedy would side completely with marriage equality advocates.
Scalia will always follow precedent when ruling on court cases. Well, unless he doesn’t like the precedent.
Does this decision give us any idea of how the court would rule on other abortion restrictions?
Barbara Mikulski is the longest serving female senator, Virginia sees a personhood bill, Scalia doesn’t read briefs on anything controversial, birth debates heat up, and the new Executive Director of the UN Population Fund has started his tenure.
Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor is the latest event in an interesting conflict between the President and conservatives. As a candidate, Obama was diplomatic, and as a President, he is adept at articulating and advancing policy without incensing opponents.
Charlie Gibson asks the predictable questions and gets the predictable answers on abortion. But what’s the reality beyond the talking points?
Justice Antonin Scalia may have charmed the robes off his colleagues and 60 Minutes, but he was not truthful in explaining his position on abortion.