Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Washington, Apr. 18, 2007 (CWNews.com) - The US Supreme Court has upheld a federal ban on partial-birth abortion.
By a 5-4 ruling, the court found that the law passed by Congress in 2003 does not violate the US Constitution. The court's ruling will allow the ban to go into effect for the first time.
The decision announced on April 18 was the first major test for the Supreme Court on the abortion issue since the appointments of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito. Both new members of the court voted with the majority, along with Justices Kennedy, Scalia, and Thomas.
How to say it. Wow. I never thought Kennedy would come around.